Manuel Encinas Rivera

13 December 1927–2 May 1995 (Age 67)
Huatabampo, Sonora, Mexico

The Life of Manuel

Manuel Encinas Rivera was born on 13 December 1927, in Huatabampo, Sonora, Mexico as the son of Angel Encinas Corral and Maria Rivera Almeida. He died on 2 May 1995, in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico.

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Angel Encinas Corral
Maria Rivera Almeida
Emma Encinas Rivera
Manuel Encinas Rivera
Rosario Encinas Rivera

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Calles succeeded by Obregón, who is assassinated before taking office. Calles, who is to remain political strongman through 1935, chooses Emilio Portes Gil as president.

Age 2

Cristero Rebellion suppressed. Founding of official political party--National Revolutionary Party (Partido Nacional Revolucionario--PNR). Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of country, but Calles remains as recognized political boss.

Age 19

Miguel Alemán Valdés presidency. Industrialization, public works, and creation of a new campus for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--UNAM).

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Salamanca, Valladolid, and Segovia, so named encina ‘holm oak’ (Old Spanish lecina, Late Latin ilicina, a derivative of classical Latin ilex, genitive ilicis).2 Galician (Enciñas): topographic name from the plural from of enciña, a Galician variant of encina.

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

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