Gilbert Valenzuela

22 May 1949–26 December 1986 (Age 37)
Madera, Madera, California, United States

The Life of Gilbert

When Gilbert Valenzuela was born on 22 May 1949, in Madera, Madera, California, United States, his father, Manuel Avila Valenzuela, was 27 and his mother, Josephine Sanchez Valenzuela, was 26. He married Sara M. Salazar on 26 December 1970, in Hanford, Kings, California, United States. He registered for military service in 1967. He died on 26 December 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 37.

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Gilbert Valenzuela
Sara M. Salazar
Marriage: 26 December 1970

Spouse and Children

26 December 1970
Hanford, Kings, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 4

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Age 11

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from places named Valenzuela in Córdoba and Ciudad Real. The place name is a diminutive of Valencia, literally ‘Little Valencia’.

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

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