Diosnisio Torres

1911–1986 (Age 75)
Guayama, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Diosnisio

Diosnisio Torres was born in 1911, in Guayama, Puerto Rico, United States. He died in 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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World Events (3)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1917

Age 6

Jones Act grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans.

Name Meaning

1 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Diosnisio Torres - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Diosnisio Torres

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