Brooks, Frederick a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, entered the ministry about 1866, and became, in that year, rector of St. Paul's Church, Des Moines, Iowa. The following year he became rector of St. Paul's Church, Cleveland, O., in which pastorate he remained until his death, September 15, 1874, at the age of thirty-two years. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1875, page 145.