Richard Otela Toole

1889–1961 (Age 72)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Richard Otela

When Richard Otela Toole was born on 4 February 1889, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Louis Toole, was 36 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Smith, was 33. He had at least 3 sons and 6 daughters with Lora Ethel Waddell. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1935 and Independence Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 30 June 1961, at the age of 72, and was buried in Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, United States.

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Richard Otela Toole
Lora Ethel Waddell
Rachel Otella Toole
Rachel Toole
Clovis Toole
Clois Toole
Harrison Toole
Halowean Toole
Earnestine Toole
Erlene Toole
Richard Toole Jr

Spouse & Children



  • Rachel Otella Toole


  • Rachel Toole


  • Clovis Toole


  • Clois Toole


  • Harrison Toole


+4 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 15

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Richard O Gooli, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Toole, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Toole, "United States Census, 1920"

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