Margarita Meza Castillo

22 February 1929–24 March 1995 (Age 66)
Villa Juárez, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

The Life of Margarita Meza

When Margarita Meza Castillo was born on 22 February 1929, in Villa Juárez, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, her father, Isabel Meza Gonzalez, was 39 and her mother, Antonia Castillo Juaréz, was 28. She had at least 2 sons with Elias Rangel Perez. She died on 24 March 1995, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Elias Rangel Perez
Margarita Meza Castillo
Rafael Rangel Meza

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    Rafael Rangel Meza


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World Events (8)

1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 1

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from castillo ‘castle’, ‘fortified building’ (Latin castellum), a habitational name from any of numerous places so named or named with this word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margarita Meza Castillo, "Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Civil Registration, 1859-2000"
  • Margarita Meza
  • 1930 Mexico National Census

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