BROOKS, OLIVE, 1897-1985


Clerical worker; public relations; journalist. Born–  July 23, 1897, Mobile. Parents– Stewart and Emma Connor Brooks. Education– Attended Shorter College, Randolph Macon Woman’s College, the University of Arizona, Columbia University and the New School of Social Research. Worked as a secretary in Mobile; Deputy clerk in the U.S. District Court in Mobile; worked in public relations in New York;  chief of the public relations unit for the U.S. Army District Engineers in the Panama Canal, 1941-1946; writer-editor for the Panama Canal Company and the Canal Zone Government, 1962-1964; vice chairman for the Canal Zone Regional Democratic Party, correspondent for various U.S. newspapers and news magazines; copyreader, reporter and desk editor for The Panama American, 1949-1969. Died January 1985.


Who’s Who in American Politics, 1979;


Panama Quadrant, poetry. New York; s.n., 1960.