Arden Lester Hooker

Male2 April 1884–September 1969

Brief Life History of Arden Lester

When Arden Lester Hooker was born on 2 April 1884, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, Lyman Simeon Hooker, was 34 and his mother, Alice Jane Gray, was 33. He married Harriette L Willock on 17 June 1911, in Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died in September 1969, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Arden Lester Hooker
1884–1969
Harriette L Willock
1888–
Marriage: 17 June 1911
Eleanor L Hooker
1913–
Lester D Hooker
1916–
Robert W. Hooker
1916–1941

Sources (14)

  • Arden L Hooker, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Arden L Hooker, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Arden Lester Hooker, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1911Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1886

    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

    Age 3

    "The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 23

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern):

    occupational name for a hook maker, from Middle English, Old English hōcere, possibly also used for an agricultural laborer who used hooks. In some cases the name may have become Hocker .

    topographic name for a ‘dweller by a hill spur or bend’, from Middle English hoke ‘hook, river bend, hill spur’ + -er (see Hook 1).

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

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