Mildred Durand Tooker

1893–1953 (Age 60)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Mildred Durand

When Mildred Durand Tooker was born on 7 February 1893, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, her father, Edmund Clifton Tooker, was 42 and her mother, Maude Wentworth Stimson, was 29. She married Leslie Fisher Smith Sr on 14 November 1914, in Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1920 and Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. She died on 4 August 1953, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mildred Durand Tooker
Leslie Fisher Smith Sr
Marriage: 14 November 1914
Leslie Fisher Smith Jr
Mildred Emily Smith
Edmund Tooker Smith

Spouse & Children

14 November 1914
Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Westchester, New York, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Edmund Clifton Tooker


  • Maude Wentworth Stimson




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 7

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mildred D Tooker in household of Edmund C Tooker, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Mildred D Smith in household of Leslie F Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred D Smith in household of Leslie F Smith, "United States Census, 1920"

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