2015 - Calvin "Kelly" Brookman

Calvin "Kelly" Brookman

Calvin "Kelly" Brookman (Class of 1945) is a well-known local businessman who led his family-owned business, Brookman Motors, through a period of significant growth and change. Brookman served as mayor of Lake Elmo for six years and led the transition from a small village to a larger city with its incorporation with the former town of East Oakdale. He also served as Commissioner to the Minnesota Metropolitan Waste Control Commission, and as a charter member and president of the Lake Elmo Lions Club. Brookman earned respect for his hard work ethic and integrity not only as a business owner but as a public servant.