Mary Brooks

Mary Elizabeth Thomas Peavey Brooks (November 1, 1907 – February 11, 2002) was an American politician. She directed the United States Mint from September 1969 to February 1977.[2]

Mary Brooks
Betty Ford (left) meeting with Mary Brooks, 1975
31st Director of the United States Mint
In office
September 1969  February 1977
PresidentRichard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Preceded byEva Adams
Succeeded byStella Hackel Sims
Member of the Idaho Senate
In office
1963–1969
Succeeded byJohn Peavey
Personal details
Born
Mary Elizabeth Thomas

(1907-11-01)November 1, 1907
Colby, Kansas, U.S.
DiedFebruary 11, 2002(2002-02-11) (aged 94)
Twin Falls, Idaho, U.S.
Nationality United States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Arthur J. Peavey, Jr.[1]
(widowed 1941)
Charles W. Brooks
(widowed 1957)
ChildrenJohn Peavey (b. 1933)
Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Eccles (née Peavey) (19362004)
Parent(s)John W. Thomas
Florence Johnson
Alma materUniversity of Idaho, B.A. 1929
Mills College, A.A. 1927

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