Acton Memorial Library
Charles A. Brooks of South Acton died at the Maynard House, Maynard, early Wednesday morning. Tuesday night he was found in his room unable to speak and Dr. Flagg was called, who said he was suffering from a shock, from the effects of which he died. He was for many years in the wheelwright business at South Acton, but his health failing he retired from business and lived for a while at the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea. For the last few months he had been driving the mail carriage from South Acton to the Center. He was a member of the Grand Army.