Biographical Sketch of Dr. William Ansyl Brooke

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Dr. Brooke was born 52 years ago at Dranion Springs, a little town near Placerville in El Dorado County. He studied medicine at Cooper Medical College in San Francisco, and practiced first in Sacramento, as intern in the City and County Hospital, later moving to Alameda. He came to Halfmoon Bay, eleven years ago, and has resided there ever since. He is a member of the San Mateo Medical Society, State Medical Society and American Medical Association. He was appointed Coroner and Public Administrator on April 7, 1915, which term he is now serving. His personal popularity and professional ability have won for him the highest regard of his fellow citizens.

He also belongs to a number of fraternal organizations, among them being the Masons, Native Sons, Eagles, and Maccabees.



MLA Source Citation:

Alexander, Philip W.; Hamm, Charles P. History of San Mateo County from the Earliest Times: With a Description of Its Resources and Advantages: and the Biographies of Its Representative Men. San Mateo County, California: Press of Burlingame Publishing Company. 1916. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/california/biographical-sketch-of-dr-william-ansyl-brooke.htm - Last updated on May 15th, 2013

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