Michael Elliott Tooker

1954–1978 (Age 24)
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott Tooker was born on 18 July 1954, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States. He died on 28 July 1978, in his hometown, at the age of 24.

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World Events (3)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 1

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 1

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 2

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

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