Francisco Echevarría Galindo

2 January 1933–12 May 2010 (Age 77)
San Francisco Zapotitlán, Suchitepéquez, Guatemala

The Life of Francisco

When Francisco Echevarría Galindo was born on 2 January 1933, in San Francisco Zapotitlán, Suchitepéquez, Guatemala, his father, Jose Rogelio Echevarria Garcia, was 25 and his mother, María Sebastiana Galindo, was 15. He died on 12 May 2010, in Mazatenango, Suchitepéquez, Guatemala, at the age of 77.

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Jose Rogelio Echevarria Garcia
María Sebastiana Galindo
Francisco Echevarría Galindo
Roger Echevarría Galindo

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World Events (3)


Age 8

Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.

Age 11

Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.

Age 12

A constitution was adopted. Juan Jose Arevalo became the president. He encouraged education and medical improvements.

Name Meaning

Spanish form (Echevarría) of Basque Etxeberria: topographic or habitational name from the Basque elements etxe ‘house’ + berri ‘new’ + the definite article -a. This is the origin of the name of a village near Pamplona, now called Xabier, the birthplace of St. Francis Xavier ( 1506–52 ), missionary to East Asia.

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

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