Arturo Alfaro Torres

Male1 January 1950–19 February 1986

Brief Life History of Arturo

When Arturo Alfaro Torres was born on 1 January 1950, in Mexico City, Mexico, his father, Salvador Alfaro Almaraz, was 33 and his mother, Marcelina Torres Alvarez, was 27. He died on 19 February 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Salvador Alfaro Almaraz
1916–2002
Marcelina Torres Alvarez
1922–2004
Arturo Alfaro Torres
1950–1986

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)

    1952

    Age 2

    Adolfo Ruiz Cortines presidency. Women's suffrage extended to national level. Beginning of political stability through appointment of PRI candidates to presidency.

    1958

    Age 8

    Adolfo López Mateos presidency. Increased foreign investments in Mexico and control of economy by foreign (mainly United States) interests. Land redistribution policies and increased agricultural production. Greater participation of minority parties in political process.

    1968 · The �Tlatelolco Massacre

    Age 18

    On Oct. 2, 1968, police oficers, and military troops shoot into a crowd of students, who happen to be unarmed, killing 10 and wounding 20, but the exact numbers are a mystery. There ae documents which indicate that snipers posted up by the Mexican military fired onto the police and fellow military, provoking the open fire into the group of students.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Carlos, Juan, Mario, Miguel, Manuel, Francisco, Luis, Pedro, Rafael, Jorge, Ricardo.

    Spanish: habitational name from a place in La Rioja province named Alfaro, apparently from Arabic al ‘the’ + Old Spanish faro ‘beacon, lighthouse’.

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

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