Juan Rangel Flores

5 July 1935–21 February 2002 (Age 66)
Eldorado, Schleicher, Texas, United States

The Life of Juan Rangel

When Juan Rangel Flores was born on 5 July 1935, in Eldorado, Schleicher, Texas, United States, his father, Miguel Munoz Flores, was 34 and his mother, Santos Rangel, was 29. He married Socorro (Cora) Hernandez Portillo on 1 June 1955, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Commissioner's Precinct 1, Schleicher, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 21 February 2002, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Juan Rangel Flores
Socorro (Cora) Hernandez Portillo
Marriage: 1 June 1955
Miguel Portillo Flores
Martha Portillo Flores
Miguel Jay Portillo Flores

Spouse and Children


    Socorro (Cora) Hernandez Portillo


1 June 1955
Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Trinidad Flores


    Miguel Flores


    Juan Flores




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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 14

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1953 · The Better Community Council is Organized to Fight Discrimination

Age 18

The Better Community Council was organized in May 1953 to fight against racial discrimination. The council was involved in speaking out about injustices such as segregated bathrooms, public swimming pools, and public restaurants. The council also lobbied local businesses to sign non-discrimination policies.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from the plural of flor ‘flower’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Juan Flores in household of Miguel Flores, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Juan R Flores, "Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008"
  • Jaun Flores, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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