Miguel Lopez

Male29 September 1893–20 November 1944

Brief Life History of Miguel

When Miguel Lopez was born on 29 September 1893, in Real de Catorce, Catorce, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, his father, Maximiano Lopez, was 46 and his mother, Ignacia Esparza, was 44. He had at least 1 son with Filomena Cardenas Lopez. He died on 20 November 1944, in Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States.

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Miguel Lopez
Filomena Cardenas Lopez
Cisto Lopez

Sources (8)

  • Miguel Lopez, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Miguel Lopez, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Miguel Lopes in entry for Cisto Lopes, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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Children (1)

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 14

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Jorge, Raul, Ramon, Mario.

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope ‘wolf’. This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames. In the US, it is the twelfth most frequent surname. Compare De Lopez .

Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish surname (see 1 above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

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