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Theodore Brooks Dead at 72

Funeral services will be held Tuesday for Theodore Brooks, a past National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S., who died suddenly last Friday on a trip to Toronto. He was 72.

Brooks, a lawyer by profession, headed the JWV in 1962-63 and later, as chairman of its international committee, led delegations to Israel, the Soviet Union and Britain. He served in the European theater during World War II as a sergeant in the Military Police and the Criminal investigations Division. At the time of his death he was a resident of Roslyn, Long Island, and Coral Springs, Florida.

There will be no Daily News Bulletin dated February 17, Washington’s Birthday, a postal holiday.