James Duran

–2009
Denver, Colorado, United States

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James Duran died in 2009, in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · City Hall Built

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Durán) and Catalan: from the personal name Durand ( see Durant , Durante ).2 English: variant of Durant .3 Polish: from a derivative of Dura .

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

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