John Toomey (1922 - 1971)

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John Toomey
1922 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
John Toomey was born on December 17, 1922. He died in September 1971 at 48 years of age.


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John Toomey passed away in September 1971 at 48 years of age. He was born on December 17, 1922. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family.
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In 1922, in the year that John Toomey was born, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1935, by the time he was just 13 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1954, by the time he was 32 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1964, by the time he was 42 years old, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1971, in the year of John Toomey's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Born: around 1925
United States
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Born: around 1907
New York, United States
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New York, United States
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F R Toomey
Jan 5, 1937 - Dec 15, 1987
Timothy Toomey
Dec 8, 1890 - April 1974
Madeline Toomey
Dec 27, 1904 - April 1974
Helen Toomey
Dec 10, 1910 - May 1986
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May 24, 1889 - July 1975
Gardena, CA
Daniel Toomey
Jun 8, 1878 - February 1965
George Toomey
Jan 19, 1902 - January 1983
Peabody, MA
Rose Toomey
Jun 28, 1916 - June 1976
Newburyport, MA
Barthole Toomey
May 29, 1908 - September 1982
Taunton, MA
Mary L Toomey
Aug 1, 1919 - January 1994
Gulf Breeze, FL
Francis J Toomey
May 12, 1920 - Dec 21, 2009
Danvers, MA
James Toomey
Feb 18, 1897 - March 1971
Whitman, MA
William Toomey
Mar 9, 1919 - November 1973
Shirley W Toomey
Feb 22, 1935 - May 27, 2011
Bellingham, MA
Catherine M Toomey
Dec 4, 1947 - Aug 7, 1992
James E Toomey
Apr 17, 1948 - Apr 7, 2007
Lawrence, MA
Elizabeth M Toomey
May 28, 1889 - May 15, 1966
Salem, MA

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