Maria Teresa Rivera

15 October 1941–8 September 2015 (Age 73)
Santa Ana, El Salvador

The Life of Maria Teresa

Maria Teresa Rivera was born on 15 October 1941, in Santa Ana, El Salvador as the daughter of Vicente Pineda and Graciela Rivera. She married Mario Alonso Sandoval Araujo on 22 November 1963, in Santa Rosa, Santa Ana, El Salvador. She died on 8 September 2015, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Santa Ana, Santa Ana, El Salvador.

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Mario Alonso Sandoval Araujo
Maria Teresa Rivera
Marriage: 22 November 1963

Spouse and Children

22 November 1963
Santa Rosa, Santa Ana, El Salvador

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 12

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 20

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Rivera, a variant of Ribera .2 Italian: northern variant of the southern (especially Sicily) topographic name Ribera .3 Catalan: in some cases, variant of Catalan Ribera .

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

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