Andrés Solis Y León

1928–2013 (Age 85)
Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Andrés

When Andrés Solis Y León was born in 1928, in Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Rosario Solís Y Alamo, was 37 and his mother, Vicenta León, was 33. He lived in Guaynabo, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, United States in 1935 and Barrio Frailes, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 2013, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bayamon, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rosario Solís Y Alamo
Vicenta León
Bonifacia Solis Leon
Carmen Solis Y León
Maximino Solis Y León
Elisa Solis Y León
Petronila Solis Y León
Enrique Solis Y León
Albertina Solis Y León
Elena Solis Y León
Andrés Solis Y León

Parents & Siblings



  • Bonifacia Solis Leon


  • Female1914–1997Female

  • Male1916–1973Male

  • Elisa Solis Y León


  • Petronila Solis Y León


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

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.

Age 4

Partial self-government granted. The Congress of United States approved a law to change back the name of the island Porto Rico, to its original name, Puerto Rico.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 23

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Solís): habitational name from Solís in Asturies or a similarly named place elsewhere.2 English: from a medieval personal name bestowed on a child born after the death of a sibling, from Middle English solace ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’. The word also came to have the sense ‘delight’, ‘amusement’, and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a playful or entertaining person.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrés Solís in household of Rosario Solís, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Andrés Solis Y León in household of Rosario Solís Y Alamo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrés Solis Y León, "Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001"

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