Rafaela Carmelina Garcia

10/24/–7 September 1996
Havana, Cuba

The Life of Rafaela Carmelina

Rafaela Carmelina Garcia was born in Havana, Cuba. She had at least 1 son with tomas busto. She died on 7 September 1996, in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States.

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tomas busto
Rafaela Carmelina Garcia
mario busto

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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Cuba becomes independent. Tomas Estrada Palma becomes president. However, the Platt Amendment keeps the island under U.S. protection and gives the U.S. the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.
1907 · Not for profit elections

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

Name Meaning

Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.

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

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