Florence Daisy Garcia

13 May 1942–25 December 2003 (Age 61)
San Luis, Costilla, Colorado, United States

The Life of Florence Daisy

When Florence Daisy Garcia was born on 13 May 1942, in San Luis, Costilla, Colorado, United States, her father, Luis Garcia, was 28 and her mother, Casilda Della Avila Pierson, was 22. She died on 25 December 2003, at the age of 61, and was buried in San Luis, Costilla, Colorado, United States.

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Luis Garcia
1913–2001
Casilda Della Avila Pierson
1920–2001
Florence Daisy Garcia
1942–2003

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1950 · FIS Apline World Ski Championships Held in Aspen

Age 8

On Feb 13 1950, the World Ski Championships is held outside of Europe for the first time. The event is held at Ajax Mountain Ski Resort, in Aspen.
1960

Age 18

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.

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

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