Manuel Alfred Santos

20 June 1902–7 August 1986 (Age 84)
Martinez, Contra Costa, California, United States

The Life of Manuel Alfred

Manuel Alfred Santos was born on 20 June 1902, in Martinez, Contra Costa, California, United States. He died on 7 August 1986, in Vallejo, Solano, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese:1. from a personal name, byname, or nickname, dos Santos (from Spanish Todos los Santos ‘All Saints’, Portuguese Todos os santos), typically bestowed on a child born on All Saints’ Day. 2. in many cases, a habitational name from any of the places named Santos, from the dedication of a local church or shrine to all the saints. This is a very common Portuguese surname.

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

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