Clarence Allen Tooley

1892–1972 (Age 79)
Elberfeld, Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarence Allen

When Clarence Allen Tooley was born on 23 November 1892, in Elberfeld, Warrick, Indiana, United States, his father, John Thomas Tooley, was 29 and his mother, Frances Viola Deweese, was 32. He married Alma Elethea Christmas on 23 November 1916, in Warrick, Indiana, United States. He lived in Hart Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Ohio Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 24 July 1972, in Chandler, Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Clarence Allen Tooley
Alma Elethea Christmas
Marriage: 23 November 1916

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23 November 1916
Warrick, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Toole .2 English (mainly Norfolk): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarence A Tooley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence A Tooley in household of John T Toole, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence Tooley in household of John T Tooley, "United States Census, 1900"

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