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Mo Brooks

AKA Morris Jackson Brooks, Jr.

Born: 29-Apr-1954
Birthplace: Charleston, SC

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Alabama 5th

Attorney and county-level official elected to US Congress in 2010, succeeding Parker Griffith. Conservative Republican; anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights, pro-nuclear power. Campaigned calling for reductions in taxes and the national debt, removal of illegal aliens, repeal of 2010 health care reform, and an end to America's "drift from free enterprise to socialism."

[1] "I was raised in the Methodist Church... As a teenager, I briefly attended both Whitesburg Baptist and Faith Presbyterian... In 1978, I joined the Mormon Church. About a decade ago [c. 2000], I decided that my faith was more akin to that of a nondenominational Christian."

Father: Morris Jackon Brooks (electrical engineer, "Jack", b. 1922)
Mother: Betty Edith Brooks (teacher, m. 14-Jan-1951)
Sister: Suzetta Ruth Brooks Jones (b. 1951)
Brother: William Timothy Brooks (dentist, b. 1956)
Wife: Martha Jenkins (teacher, m. 1976, four children)

    High School: Grissom High School, Huntsville, AL (1972)
BS Economics & Political Science, Duke University (1975)
    Law School: JD, University of Alabama (1978)

    US Congressman, Alabama 5th (2011-)
    Tennessee State Official Madison County Commission, 5th (1996-2010)
    Tennessee State Official Special Assistant Attorney General (1995-2002)
    Tennessee State Official Madison County District Attorney (1991-92)
    Alabama State House of Representatives 10th (1984-92)
    Alabama State House of Representatives 18th (1982-84)
    Law Clerk for Circuit Court Judge John David Snodgrass (1980-82)
    Tennessee State Official Prosecutor, Tuscaloosa County DA's Office (1978-80)
    Boy Scouts of America Den Leader
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving
    Romney for President
    Victims of Crime and Leniency
    Global Warming Skeptics

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