Melida Lopez Rivera

1917–1992 (Age 74)
Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia

The Life of Melida

When Melida Lopez Rivera was born on 23 December 1917, in Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia, her father, Jose Belisario López Torres, was 29 and her mother, Patricia del Carmen Rivera Bueno, was 27. She died on 23 February 1992, in Cartago, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, at the age of 74.

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Melida Lopez Rivera
Jesus Maria Rivera Romero

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World Events (3)


Age 5

The United States pay Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama.

Age 22

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

Age 72

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

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

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