Edward Brooke
Timeline: Carpe Diem

OTL equivalent: Edward Brooke

Edward Brooke
Senator Brooke in 1968

United States Senator
from Massachusetts

January 3, 1967 – January 3, 2009

Predecessor Leverett Saltonstall
Successor Elizabeth Warren
Born October 26, 1919
Washington, D.C., United States
Died January 3, 2015 (age 95)
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Political Party Republican

Edward William Brooke III was an American Republican politician who represented Massachusetts in the United States Senate from 1967 until 2009. Brooke made history in 1966 when he became the first African American elected to the Senate by the popular vote.