Richard C. HOOKER (born about 1850, in New York, or possibly Ohio) married Bessie Stewart (born about 1855) (daughter of Senator William Morris Stewart from Nevada and Annie Foote)
Senator William Morris Stewart (born 9 August 1827 in Galen, Wayne County, New York; died 23 April 1909 in Washington D.C.
Annie Foote was the daughter of Henry Foote from Mississippi (served as both Governor and Senator)
Children of Richard C. Hooker and Bessie Stewart:
Richard Stewart Hooker (born 13 February 1877 in California and died 25 December 1932 in Shanghai, China, while serving in the United States Marine Corps. He married Mary Osborn Condit-Smith (1876-1918), the daughter of John Condit-smith and Mary Louisa Day. Henry Stewart Hooker, born 21 September 1879 in Calfornia; died 19 May 1964.
Henry S. Hooker was a law partner and close friend of FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Children of Richard S. Hooker and Mary Condit-Smith: John Condit-Smith Hooker (1902-1948); Richard Stewart Hooker (born about 1906). Married for a second time on 15 April 1922 to Dorothea Willard (born about 1894 in
Mississippi, the daughter of Colonel Joseph H. Willard of Newport, Rhode Island.
Children of Richard S. Hooker and Dorothea Willard: Dorothea S. Hooker (born about 1923 in Georgia); Richard Willard Hooker (born about 1924 in Rhode Island); Joseph W. Hooker, born 28 August 1926 in Rhode Island, and died 29 May 1992; Emma E. Hooker, born December 1928 in Bremerton, Washington.
One of the most significant components of this collection is the correspondence of Eleanor Roosevelt with Henry S. Hooker, a lifelong friend who was a New York political figure.
HOOKER, HENRY STEWART
- MAJ ADJ GEN DEPT GEN STAFF HQ 33D DIV AEF USA
- DATE OF BIRTH: 09/22/1889
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/17/1964
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4316-C SARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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