Victor H Lopez

Male19 September 1893–2 December 1948

Brief Life History of Victor H

When Victor H Lopez was born on 19 September 1893, in Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States, his father, Emilio Lopez, was 26 and his mother, Angela Castillo, was 23. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Ysidra Hernandez. He lived in Frio, Texas, United States for about 5 years. He died on 2 December 1948, in Pearsall, Frio, Texas, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Pearsall, Frio, Texas, United States.

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Victor H Lopez
Ysidra Hernandez
Victor Hernandez Lopez
Marcelina Lopez
Daniel Lopez
Julia Lopez
Reynaldo Lopez
Elvira Lopez
Robert Hernandez Lopez

Sources (17)

  • Victor Lopez, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Victor Lopez, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"
  • Victor Lopez, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Jorge, Raul, Ramon, Mario.

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope ‘wolf’. This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames. In the US, it is the twelfth most frequent surname. Compare De Lopez .

Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish surname (see 1 above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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