Antonio Yong Gallegos

1931–21 December 2004 (Age 73)
Ciudad Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico

The Life Summary of Antonio

When Antonio Yong Gallegos was born in 1931, in Ciudad Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, his father, Luis Yong Chong, was 39 and his mother, Soledad Gallegos Alvarez, was 19. He died on 21 December 2004, in Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico, at the age of 73.

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.
Age 9
Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.
Age 21
Adolfo Ruiz Cortines presidency. Women's suffrage extended to national level. Beginning of political stability through appointment of PRI candidates to presidency.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Hai Long, Khee, Leong, Seung, Xinsheng, Chen, Chi Kin, Ching, Ching-Mei, Choi, Chang, Chong Su, Chu, Eng, Fong, Hak Soo, Hu, Kok, Kwang-Soo, Min, Pak, Soon Young. Southeast Asian Bian, Hung, Mui, Phal, Phan, Savuth, Seong, Son, Tan, Thao.Americanized form of Dutch Jong .Chinese: Mandarin or Cantonese form of the surname 雍, meaning ‘harmony’ in ancient Chinese: (i) from the placename Yong (雍), the name of a fief (located in Fengxiang in Shaanxi province) dating back to the Shang dynasty (1600–1046 BC ). (ii) from the placename Yong (雍), the name of a state (located in Henan province) granted to Yong Bo (雍伯) (‘the Earl of Yong’), the 13th son of King Wen of Zhou (1152–1056 BC ). After it was annexed by the state of Jin (located mainly in present-day Shanxi province) during the Spring and Autumn period (770–476 BC ), people adopted 雍, the name of the state, as their surname. (iii) from the personal name Yong (雍), the name of a son of the Duke Huan of Qi (ruler of the state of Qi, died 643 BC ).

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

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