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Mr. Preston S. Brooks

Senator

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

HarpWeek LLC

Adjunct Professor

University of South Dakota

Software Project Manager

Science Applications International Corporation

Congressman

U.S. Military Academy

Captain

GeneaSearch

Affiliations

Representative
South Carolina

Member
House of Representatives

Representative
S. Carolina

Member of the Named
U.S. House of Representatives

Founder
VerdeGenix Software LLC

Education

South Carolina College at Columbia

MBA

University of San Diego

Master's Degree

Stanford University

Professional Degree of Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Stanford University

degree

nuclear engineering

the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis

Web References (200 Total References)


A timeline of 19th-century America

www.merrycoz.org [cached]

May 22: Preston Brooks, US senator from South Carolina, takes issue with remarks by Massachusetts senator Charles Sumner, & attacks him with a cane on the floor of the Senate; a measure to expell Brooks from the Senate fails to pass

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May 22: Preston Brooks, US senator from South Carolina, takes issue with remarks by Massachusetts senator Charles Sumner, & attacks him with a cane on the floor of the Senate; a measure to expell Brooks from the Senate fails to pass


Kopel's Corner Archive, early 2007

www.davidkopel.org [cached]

On this day in history, May 22, 1856, United States Representative Preston Brooks criminally attacked Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate, beating Sumner on the head with a heavy cane until the cane broke, and incapacitating Sumner for four years.

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Preston Brooks was the nephew of South Carolina Senator A.P. Butler, who had been sharply criticized by Massachusetts' Sumner in a May 19-20 speech , "The Crime Against Kansas."


Kopel's Corner Archive, early 2007

www.davekopel.com [cached]

On this day in history, May 22, 1856, United States Representative Preston Brooks criminally attacked Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate, beating Sumner on the head with a heavy cane until the cane broke, and incapacitating Sumner for four years.

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Preston Brooks was the nephew of South Carolina Senator A.P. Butler, who had been sharply criticized by Massachusetts' Sumner in a May 19-20 speech , "The Crime Against Kansas."


Historic Brooksville

www.naturallyhernando.org [cached]

The town was so-named after a U.S. senator from South Carolina, Preston Brooks, who brutally and infamously beat a colleague who opposed Brooks' support of slavery.


Historic Brooksville

www.naturallyhernando.org [cached]

The town was so-named after a U.S. senator from South Carolina, Preston Brooks, who brutally and infamously beat a colleague who opposed Brooks' support of slavery.

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