Carlos Manuel Firpi

10 July 1919–1973 (Age 53)
Arecibo, Puerto Rico

The Life of Carlos Manuel

When Carlos Manuel Firpi was born on 10 July 1919, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, his father, Carlos Firpi Negro, was 31 and his mother, Isabel Castro, was 27. He lived in Hato Abajo, Arecibo, Puerto Rico in 1920. He died in 1973, in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the age of 54.

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Carlos Firpi Negro
Isabel Castro
Blanca Firpi Castro
Anatolia Firpi Castro
Carlos Manuel Firpi
Isabel Maria Firpi Castro
Gladys Esther Firpi Castro

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World Events (5)


Age 13

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.

Age 17

Women given full suffrage.

Age 28

United States Congress passed the Elective Governors Act, allowing Puerto Ricans to elect their own governor, President Harry Truman signed the act.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the personal name Firpo, a dialect variant of Filippo ( see Philip ) associated with Liguria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carlos Firpi Y * en la familia de Carlos Firpi Y Negro, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carlos M Firpi Y Castro in household of Carlos Firpi Y Negro, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carlos Manuel Firpi Castro, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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