Nelson Clark Tooker

1917–1987 (Age 70)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Nelson Clark

When Nelson Clark Tooker was born on 12 January 1917, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Alexander Wishart Tooker, was 21 and his mother, Josephine Battin Miller, was 24. He lived in Bergenfield, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1930. He died on 1 January 1987, in Carefree, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Nelson Clark Tooker
1917–1987
Virginia Esther Holt
1917–2006

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1920

Age 3

New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nelson Tooker in household of Alexander Tooker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nelson Tooker in household of Alexander Tooker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nelson C Tooker in household of Alexander W Tooker, "United States Census, 1930"

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