About James Fiske Hooker
ames Fisk Hooker, born in New York City May 1, 1873, prepared for college at Phillips Exeter Academy; and graduated from Yale College with the degree of B.A. in 1895; studied at the Columbia Law School and at the New York Law School ; was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1897 and to the New York bar in 1900, and practiced in Springfield and New York, at the latter place as assistant to District Attorney Asa Bird Gardner. In 1901 he began practicing in Brattleboro with Robert C. Bacon, the firm being Bacon & Hooker. He was delegate to the National Republican Convention at Chicago in 1904; chairman of the Republican town committee; president of the Republican League of Vermont ; chairman of Brattleboro's selectmen for two terms; president of Hooker, Corser & Mitchell Overall Company.