Immediately after the 1958 election, Brooks' friends
held a testimonial dinner, brooks gave a speech which
revealed the basic philosophy of government that guided
him throughout his life:
While I honor the office of representative, I am
Hays, Brooks--Death and burial; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Wake Forest University; Ecumenical Institute;
August 9, 1898 - October 11, 1981
The Ecumenical Institute of Wake Forest University was founded in 1968. Its first director was Brooks Hays. The creation of the Institute and the appointment of Mr. Hays were decisions...