Robert Brinsmade Middlebrook was born at Trumbull,
Connecticut, September 3, 1855. He went to school at Brookfield,
Connecticut, and was graduated from the Yale law department in
1878. It was in that year that Mr. Middlebrook came to Kansas
City and formed the law partnership of Strong & Middlebrook.
Strong was elected City Attorney and the firm then became Hatch &
Middlebrook. In 1888 Mr. Middlebrook was appointed
Assistant City Attorney and served one term. In April, 1897, he
was appointed City Counselor, and served two terms.
Mr. Middlebrook's Republicanism dates far
back, his ancestors having allied themselves successively with
Federalist, Whig, and Republican parties.
Mr. Middlebrook was married to Miss Louise
Rutter at Toledo, Ohio, in 1884. They have five children.
Whatever became of Robert Brinsmade Middlebrook?