Miguel Angel Garza Castillo

15 April 1931–9 July 1999 (Age 68)
Congregación Garza, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Miguel Angel

When Miguel Angel Garza Castillo was born on 15 April 1931, in Congregación Garza, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, his father, Miguel Garza Gutierrez, was 33 and his mother, Celina Castillo Gómez, was 26. He married Yolanda Pulido Olvera on 29 September 1962. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 9 July 1999, in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Miguel Angel Garza Castillo
Yolanda Pulido Olvera
Marriage: 29 September 1962
Miguel Angel Garza Pulido
Aaron Garza Pulido

Spouse and Children

29 September 1962
Reynosa Diaz, Tamaulipas, Mexico


Parents and Siblings



    Humberto Garza Castillo


    Aaron Garza Castillo



    Maria Lucila Garza Castillo


    Aurora Elodia Garza Castillo


World Events (8)


Age 3

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Age 9

Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

Age 21

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines presidency. Women's suffrage extended to national level. Beginning of political stability through appointment of PRI candidates to presidency.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from garza ‘heron’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with long legs.

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

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