|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 21st district
March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
|Preceded by||Samuel M. Hopkins|
Peter Buell Porter
|Succeeded by||Benjamin Ellicott|
John Canfield Spencer
|New York State Assembly|
|Born||May 14, 1775|
Brooksvale, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||July 7, 1857 (aged 82)|
Fillmore, New York, U.S.
|Resting place||Nunda Cemetery,|
|Branch/service|| United States Army|
New York, New York State Infantry
|Years of service||1812-1814|
|Battles/wars||War of 1812|
Brooks received his early education from his father. He was a pioneer and one of the earliest surveyors of western New York.
He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1806. He was a member from Ontario County of the New York State Assembly in 1808-09. He served as colonel on the frontier and at Fort Erie during the War of 1812. He was a major general of the New York State Infantry from 1828 to 1830.
- United States Congress. "Micah Brooks (id: B000883)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 57, 70, 261 and 326; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
- Micah Brooks at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Samuel M. Hopkins,
Nathaniel W. Howell
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 21st congressional district
with Peter B. Porter 1815–16 and Archibald S. Clarke 1816–17
John C. Spencer