Tanu Savea Aupiu Jr

28 March 1941–16 February 1994 (Age 52)
Tutuila, Eastern, American Samoa

The Life of Tanu Savea

When Tanu Savea Aupiu Jr was born on 28 March 1941, in Tutuila, Eastern, American Samoa, his father, Tanugatoa Savea Seiuli Aupiu, was 22 and his mother, Mealosa Fale, was 17. He died on 16 February 1994, in Oxnard, Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tanugatoa Savea Seiuli Aupiu
Mealosa Fale
Anderson Anesone Aupiu Sr
Tanu Savea Aupiu Jr
Doreen Colini Iosua
Iupeliaulo Aupiu
Tina Moe Aupiu
Lotopu'e David Aupiu

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 12

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 15

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Aupiu Apiu Aupiu in household of Tanu Apiu Aupiu, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Aupiu Aupiu, "American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965"
  • Tanu Aupiu, "American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965"

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