Naomi Ruth Brooks

18 January 1911–17 August 1995 (Age 84)
Carterville, Williamson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Naomi Ruth

When Naomi Ruth Brooks was born on 18 January 1911, in Carterville, Williamson, Illinois, United States, her father, Elzie Brooks, was 22 and her mother, Mable Mae Reese, was 21. She married Paolo "Paul" Fiorina. She died on 17 August 1995, in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84.

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Paolo "Paul" Fiorina
Naomi Ruth Brooks

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    Elzie Brooks





World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 2

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1933 · Another World's Fair

Age 22

The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Naomi Fiorina in household of Paul Fiorina, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census (Beta)
  • Social Security Death Index

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