Carmen Matta

26 April 1923–18 December 2003 (Age 80)
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

The Life of Carmen

When Carmen Matta was born on 26 April 1923, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, her father, Jose de la Rosa Matta, was 27 and her mother, Maria Del Refugio Arizpe GARCIA, was 22. She died on 18 December 2003, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Jose de la Rosa Matta
Maria Del Refugio Arizpe GARCIA
Luis Reyes Matta
Maria Luisa Matta
Alfonso Luis Matta
Carmen Matta

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Plutarco Elías Calles elected president.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Southern Italian: from a feminine form of Matto .2 Slovak: from the personal name Matúš, Slovak form of Matthew .3 Hindu and Sikh name of unknown meaning, found among people from Sind, Pakistan.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carmen Matta Anthony, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Carmen Anthony, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Carmen Matta - Government record: death: 18 December 2003; Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

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