Melba Velasquez Jimenez

1937–2012 (Age 75)
Valle del Cauca, Colombia

The Life of Melba

When Melba Velasquez Jimenez was born in 1937, in Valle del Cauca, Colombia, her father, Mariano Velasquez Cadavid, was 38 and her mother, Teresa Jimenez Montoya, was 36. She died on 27 July 2012, in her hometown, at the age of 75.

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Mariano Velasquez Cadavid
Teresa Jimenez Montoya
Melba Velasquez Jimenez

Parents & Siblings

  • Mariano Velasquez Cadavid


  • Teresa Jimenez Montoya




World Events (4)


Age 2

World War II. Colombia helps the United States to keep the Panama Canal open.

Age 52

The United States aid Colombia against drug dealers. They supply the Colombian government with military equipment and advisory.

Age 65

Alvaro Uribe Velez is elected president.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Velásquez): patronymic from the personal name Velasco .

Possible Related Names

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

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