Morris Sterling Tooker

1880–1974 (Age 94)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Morris Sterling

When Morris Sterling Tooker was born on 15 March 1880, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Sterling J Tooker, was 31 and his mother, Lura L Maynard, was 25. He had at least 2 sons with Hazel Ballou Twiss. He lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years and Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. He died in September 1974, in Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Morris Sterling Tooker
Hazel Ballou Twiss
Sterling Twiss Tooker
Ballou Tooker

Spouse & Children



  • Sterling Twiss Tooker


  • Ballou Tooker


Parents & Siblings

  • Sterling J Tooker


  • Female1855–1951Female



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 20

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 26

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Maurice S Tooker in household of Lura L Tooker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Morris S Tooker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Morris S Tooker, "United States Census, 1940"

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