Carmelo R. Pulvino

Male15 July 1891–10 May 1950

Brief Life History of Carmelo R.

When Carmelo R. Pulvino was born on 15 July 1891, in Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy, his father, Pasquale Pulvino, was 27 and his mother, Maria Forcia, was 26. He married Cecille Iwankowski on 13 March 1923, in Wayne, Michigan, United States. He died on 10 May 1950, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58.

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Carmelo R. Pulvino
1891–1950
Cecille Iwankowski
1899–1965
Marriage: 13 March 1923

Sources (10)

  • Carmelo Polvino in household of Pasquale Polvino, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Carmelo R. Pulvino - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Carmelo R. Pulvino
  • Carl R. Pulvino, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1923Wayne, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

    Age 6

    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 16

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Of early Christian origin, referring to ‘Our Lady of Carmel’, a title of the Virgin Mary. Carmel is the name (meaning ‘garden’ or ‘orchard’ in Hebrew) of a mountain in the Holy Land near modern Haifa, which was populated from very early Christian times by hermits. They were later organized into the Carmelite order of monks. The name is used mainly by Roman Catholics.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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