Orville D Crooker

Norway, Norway, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Orville D

Orville D Crooker was born in 1891, in Norway, Norway, Oxford, Maine, United States as the son of Charles Crooker and Mary E Buffum. He married Lucy Josephine Titus on 4 December 1915, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1891.

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Orville D Crooker
Lucy Josephine Titus
Marriage: 4 December 1915

Spouse and Children

4 December 1915
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Crooker


    Mary E Buffum




World Events (8)

1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 4

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 32

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: from a noun derivative of Old Norse krókr ‘hook’, ‘bend’, applied as an occupational name or a topographic or habitational name ( see Crook 2).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Orville Dewey Crooker, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Orville D Crooker, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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