Rodrigo Ordaz Candelas

13 March 1900–18 June 1980 (Age 80)
Rancho Grande, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico

The Life of Rodrigo

Rodrigo Ordaz Candelas was born on 13 March 1900, in Rancho Grande, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico as the son of Pedro Ordaz and Rosa Candela. He married Ma Elena Hinojoza Dominguez on 28 August 1972, in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 June 1980, in Mexico City, Mexico, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Rodrigo Ordaz Candelas
Ma Elena Hinojoza Dominguez
Marriage: 28 August 1972
Raul Ordaz Hinojoza
Agustin de Lira de Avila
Evangelina Ordaz Hinojoza
Martha Ordaz Hinojoza

Spouse and Children

28 August 1972
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico


    Raul Ordaz Hinojoza



    Evangelina Ordaz Hinojoza


    Martha Ordaz Hinojoza


Parents and Siblings

    Pedro Ordaz


    Rosa Candela




World Events (8)

1903 · Mexico City Banking Co. Established

Age 3

In 1903, Mexico City Banking Co. opens with an initial capital of $800,000. It later merges with National City Bank and becomes the only bank in Meico that accepted foreign deposits, until 1994.

Age 4

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Age 23

United States recognizes Obregón government.

Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Ordás, habitational name from Santa María de Ordás in León province.

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

Sources (1)

  • Rodrigo Ordaz, "México, Zacatecas, registros parroquiales, 1605-1980"

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