From: West Virginians
Published by The West Virginia Biographical Association, 1928

Submitted by Linda Fluharty.

     As public official, prominent Republican organizer in city and state politics, and successful attorney, Fred H. Brinkman, of Wheeling, has always been known as a friend of the common people.
     He has never been associated as a partner or firm member in the practice of law, but has achieved noted success in the law since his admission to the bar in ago, having always practiced alone. Mr. Brinkman, a native of Wheeling, was born February 18, 1888, son of Henry and Wilhelmina (Hoffmeister) Brinkman. He attended Ritchie School in Wheeling, Bethany College and West Virginia University, where he received his degree in law. In 1915 he served a term as City Solicitor of the City of Warwood, West Virginia, and is at present assistant prosecuting attorney of Ohio County, an office he has filled vigorously and conscientiously since 1924. For many years he has taken a large share in the undertakings of the various city and state Republican political organizations.
     Mr. Brinkman is a member of Ohio Lodge No. 1, A. F. & A. M.; Baltimore Lodge No. 6 Knights of Pythias; University Club of Wheeling, and other social and fraternal associations. He is unmarried.
     Home: University Club, Wheeling. Office: Riley Law Bldg.