Eduardo Balderas

14 September 1907–6 January 1989 (Age 81)
Mexico City, Mexico

The Life Summary of Eduardo

When Eduardo Balderas was born on 14 September 1907, in Mexico City, Mexico, his father, José Apolinar de Jesús Balderas Carranco, was 24 and his mother, Maria Eufrosina Cira Columba Centeno Guerrero, was 20. He married Rhea Ross on 10 April 1935, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. In 1939, at the age of 32, his occupation is listed as employment with the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 6 January 1989, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eduardo Balderas
Rhea Ross
Marriage: 10 April 1935
Marta Nancy Balderas
Roberto Ross Balderas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1935Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 1
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    Age 22
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Jesus, Manuel, Carlos, Ricardo, Alberto, Alfredo, Alfonso, Alicia, Angel, Arturo.Spanish: variant of Valderas . This surname is most common in Mexico.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Folk wisdom #1

    A refrán or historic saying that I heard Don Eduardo use several times was "Esa mula no era bronca, mas la hicieron." Translation: "That female mule was not known to be mean and stubborn-- until afte …

    Sources (37)

    • José Balderas Centeno, "Mexico, Distrito Federal, Civil Birth Registration, 1832-2005"
    • Eduardo Balderas in household of Jose Apolinar Balderas, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Edwardo Balderas, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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