Oscar Torres

Male10 December 1937–25 October 2001

Brief Life History of Oscar

When Oscar Torres was born on 10 December 1937, in Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, his father, Manuel Anastacio, was 33 and his mother, Santiaga Gregorio, was 24. He died on 25 October 2001, in Ezpeleta, Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Anastacio
1904–1995
Santiaga Gregorio
1913–
Oscar Torres
1937–2001

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)

    1943

    Age 6

    Juan Perón rises to power.

    1945

    Age 8

    Juan Perón and Eva Marie Duarte (Evita) are married.

    1952

    Age 15

    Maria Eva Duarte de Perón dies of cancer.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Jorge, Raul, Rafael. Portuguese Ligia, Anatolio, Catarina, Paulo, Albeiro, Gonsalo, Joaquim, Lidio, Omero, Wenceslao.

    Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of numerous places called Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ (see Torre ). As a Jewish name, it was often adopted at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics. Compare De Torres .

    Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes of Spanish origin (see 1 above).

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

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