Ramiro Mendoza Ortega

10 August 1909–13 November 1996 (Age 87)
El Mosco, Linares, Nuevo León, Mexico

The Life of Ramiro

When Ramiro Mendoza Ortega was born on 10 August 1909, in El Mosco, Linares, Nuevo León, Mexico, his father, Aristeo Mendoza Hernández, was 41 and his mother, María Josefa Ortega Torres, was 37. He married María del Refugio Cantú García on 5 March 1936, in La Libertad, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 November 1996, in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

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Ramiro Mendoza Ortega
María del Refugio Cantú García
Marriage: 5 March 1936
Mendoza Cantú

Spouse and Children

5 March 1936
La Libertad, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico


    Mendoza Cantú


Parents and Siblings

    Aristeo Mendoza Hernández


    María Josefa Ortega Torres




World Events (8)


Age 1

Mexico's 100 years of independence celebrated. Seventh reelection of Díaz. Madero's Plan of San Luis Potosí. Rebellion breaks out in north and in Puebla.

Age 2

Rebellion spreads throughout Mexico. After attack on Ciudad Juárez, Díaz resigns. Madero returns in triumph to Mexico City and is elected to presidency. Emiliano Zapata publishes Plan of Ayala demanding quick reforms.

Age 25

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from several places in the provinces of Arava and Biscay called Mendoza, named with Basque mendi ‘mountain’ + otz ‘cold’ + the definite article -a.

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

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