William Toomey

1935–1978 (Age 42)
Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of William

William Toomey was born on 28 December 1935, in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Frederick A. tOOMEY and Mary Novak. He died on 24 November 1978, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 42.

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Frederick A. tOOMEY
Mary Novak
William Toomey
Frederick C. Toomey
Maureen Toomey Conway
Patricia Toomey Tylunas

Parents & Siblings

  • Frederick A. tOOMEY


  • Mary Novak




  • Male1935–1978Male

  • Frederick C. Toomey


  • Maureen Toomey Conway


  • Patricia Toomey Tylunas


World Events (3)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 6

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.

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.

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