Robert Irvin Toole

1895–1981 (Age 85)
Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States

The Life of Robert Irvin

When Robert Irvin Toole was born on 14 December 1895, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, his father, William M Toole, was 26 and his mother, Janet "Jennie" C Aitken, was 20. He married Laurie Powell on 15 August 1923, in Columbia, Georgia, United States. He lived in District 1269, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1900 and District 128, Columbia, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died on 22 March 1981, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Irvin Toole
Laurie Powell
Marriage: 15 August 1923

Spouse & Children

15 August 1923
Columbia, Georgia, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William M Toole


  • Janet "Jennie" C Aitken




  • Male1895–1981Male

  • Stella C Toole


  • Emily Toole


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 11

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

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.

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 (3)

  • Robert Toole in household of William M Toole, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert I Toole in household of William M Toole, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert I Toole in household of William M Toole, "United States Census, 1900"

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