Michael J Balsamo

3 March 1917–July 1980 (Age 63)
Kenner, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Michael J

When Michael J Balsamo was born on 3 March 1917, in Kenner, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States, his father, Salvatore Balsamo, was 41 and his mother, Serafina Guarino, was 36. He died in July 1980, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Salvatore Balsamo
Serafina Guarino
Peter S. Balsamo
Francis Balsamo
Dominick Paul Balsamo
Josephine Balsamo
Lilly Balsamo
Joseph A Balsamo
Anthony J Balsamo
Rosalie Balsamo
Michael J Balsamo
Marie Balsamo

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Naples): from the medieval personal name Balsamo, meaning ‘balsam’, ‘balm’, ‘comfort’, bestowed upon a child who is (or is expected to be) a comfort to his parents, typically one born following the death of an older child.

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

Sources (3)

  • Michael Balsams nella famiglia di Salvador Balsams, “United States Census, 1940”
  • Micheal Balsamo in household of Salvador Balsamo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mike Balsame nel documento di Salvador Balsamo, “United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011”

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