Richard Stanislaus Martinez

2 March 1897–23 October 1964 (Age 67)
Plaquemine, Iberville, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Richard Stanislaus

When Richard Stanislaus Martinez was born on 2 March 1897, in Plaquemine, Iberville, Louisiana, United States, his father, Gustave Sabastian Martinez, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Bertha Achee, was 18. He lived in Ward Two, Iberville, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 23 October 1964, at the age of 67.

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin .

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

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  • Richard Martinez in household of Gustave A Martinez, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Richard Martinez in household of Gustave Martinez, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Richard Stanialaus Martinez, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Vital Records, 1900-1964"

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