Ramon Candia

12 March 1917–25 December 1995 (Age 78)
La Cruz, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life of Ramon

When Ramon Candia was born on 12 March 1917, in La Cruz, Chihuahua, Mexico, his father, Macario Candia-Torres, was 21 and his mother, Ramona Candia, was 15. He had at least 1 son with Otilia Candia. He died on 25 December 1995, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 78.

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Ramon Candia
Otilia Candia
Ramon Candia-Herrera Jr.

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Parents and Siblings

    Macario Candia-Torres





World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Age 3

Obregón rebels. Carranza dies. Obregón elected president.

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 Galician: habitational name from a place called Candia, in Lugo province, Galicia.2 Italian: see De Candia .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ramon Candia in entry for Ramon Jr. Candia, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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