John Paul Hooker

10 May 1891–19 November 1953 (Age 62)
Beaufort, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Paul

When John Paul Hooker was born on 10 May 1891, in Beaufort, North Carolina, United States, his father, Washington Taylor Hooker, was 37 and his mother, Emma Pauline Thompson, was 33. He married Bessie Mae Gower on 12 February 1913, in Beaufort, North Carolina, United States. He died on 19 November 1953, in Bethel, Pitt, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Bethel, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Paul Hooker
1891–1953
Bessie Mae Gower
1894–1968
Marriage: 12 February 1913

Spouse and Children

    Male1891–1953Male

    Bessie Mae Gower

    Female1894–1968Female

MARRIAGE
12 February 1913
Beaufort, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Washington Taylor Hooker

    Male1853–1912Male

    Emma Pauline Thompson

    Female1857–1894Female

siblings

(6)

    William Henry Hooker

    Male1876–1924Male

    Oscar L Hooker

    Male1879–Male

    Female1880–1957Female

    Female1885–1960Female

    Eugene Taylor Hooker

    Male1888–1925Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

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

English (mainly southeastern): variant of Hook (in the occupational or topographic and habitational senses), with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Paul Hooker, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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