Robert J. Toole

1896–1988 (Age 92)
Minooka, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Robert J.

Robert J. Toole was born on 12 September 1896, in Minooka, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Anna Burke in 1928, in Minooka, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. He died in September 1988, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Robert J. Toole
1896–1988
Anna Burke
1904–1968
Marriage: 1928

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1928
Minooka, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of O’Toole , an Americanized form of Ó Tuathail ‘descendant of Tuathal’.2 English: variant of Toll .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Robert J. O'Toole, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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