Dionisio Torres

1933–2008 (Age 75)
Santiago Rodríguez, Dominican Republic

The Life of Dionisio

When Dionisio Torres was born on 29 May 1933, in Santiago Rodríguez, Dominican Republic, his father, Juan Maria Torres, was 22 and his mother, Ana Silveria Torres Baez, was 26. He died on 9 July 2008, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Juan Maria Torres
1910–1996
Ana Silveria Torres Baez
1907–1970
Florentina del Carmen Torres
1923–2007
Dionisio Torres
1933–2008
Ana Silveria Torres
1945–2001

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World Events (4)

1962

Age 29

First free elections for nearly four decades are held.
1979

Age 46

Two hurricanes leave more than 200,0000 people homeless and cause damage worth $1 billion as the economy continues to deteriorate due to high fuel prices and low sugar prices.
2002

Age 69

Former president Joaquin Balaguer dies. Thousands pay their last respects to a man who had dominated politics for more than 50 years.

Name Meaning

1 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

Possible Related Names

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

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