Lee Gwynne Mestres

14 December 1935–13 May 2010 (Age 74)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lee Gwynne

When Lee Gwynne Mestres was born on 14 December 1935, his father, Ricardo Angelo Mestres, was 25 and his mother, Anita McKim Gwynne, was 24. He lived in Brazil in 1961 and Tahoe City, Placer, California, United States in 1981. He died on 13 May 2010, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Ricardo Angelo Mestres
1910–1981
Anita McKim Gwynne
1911–1961
Lee Gwynne Mestres
1935–2010

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 18

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan, southern French (Occitan), and Portuguese: from mestre ‘master (craftsman)’, denoting the head of a craft or trade guild. Compare French Maitre .2 Jewish (Sephardic, especially in Italy): status name for a rabbi, translation of Aramaic Rabbī ‘teacher’.3 Italian: habitational name from Mestre, now one of the most densely populated areas of Venice.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lee G in entry for Mrs Anita Gwynne Mestres, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Lee G Mestres in entry for Mr Ricardo A Mestres, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Lee G Mestres in entry for Mr Ricardo A Mestres, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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