Francisco Basurto Rios

29 January 1933–15 August 2012 (Age 79)
Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico

The Life of Francisco Basurto

When Francisco Basurto Rios was born on 29 January 1933, in Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico, his father, Melecio Basurto Venegas, was 52 and his mother, Bacilisa Rios Anzueta, was 35. He died on 15 August 2012, in Torreón, Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico, at the age of 79, and was buried in Torreón, Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico.

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Francisco Basurto Rios
Ildefonsa Magallanes Rivera

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    Maria Dolores Basurto Rios


    Maria de la Luz Basurto Rios


    Miguel Basurto Rios


    Leonor Basurto



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World Events (8)


Age 1

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 7

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 25

Adolfo López Mateos presidency. Increased foreign investments in Mexico and control of economy by foreign (mainly United States) interests. Land redistribution policies and increased agricultural production. Greater participation of minority parties in political process.

Name Meaning

1 Galician and Spanish (Ríos): habitational name from any of the places called Ríos, predominantly in Galicia.2 Spanish (Ríós): habitational name from Ríós in Ourense, Galicia.

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

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Francisco Basurto Rios

My mother loved him and often spoke very fondly of him

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