Walter William Toomey

1919–1994 (Age 74)
Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life of Walter William

When Walter William Toomey was born on 27 October 1919, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, his father, Elijah Henry Toomey, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Jane Hitchens, was 30. He lived in Representative District 6, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1920. He died on 2 May 1994, in Delaware, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Henry Toomey
1886–1959
Sarah Jane Hitchens
1889–1920
Carlton James Toomey
1910–1938
Elizabeth M. Toomey
1913–
Bessie Toomey
1915–1930
Xxxm Toomey
1918–1918
Walter William Toomey
1919–1994
Jennie Kathryn Toomey
1922–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

  • Carlton James Toomey

    Male1910–1938Male

  • Elizabeth M. Toomey

    Female1913–Female

  • Bessie Toomey

    Female1915–1930Female

  • Xxxm Toomey

    Male1918–1918Male

  • Male1919–1994Male

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1939 · Nylon Plant in Seaford

Age 20

In 1939, DuPont opened a nylon plant in Seaford, Delaware. The idea came when in 1935, Dr. Wallace discovered a synthetic fiber.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Toomey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuama ‘descendant of Tuaim’, a personal name apparently derived from tuaim ‘burial mound’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter W Toomey in household of Elizah H Toomey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter W Toomey in household of Elijah H Toomey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter William Toomey, "Delaware State Birth Records, 1861-1922"

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