Joseph D Vasquez

21 October 1918–10 February 1998 (Age 79)
New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph D

When Joseph D Vasquez was born on 21 October 1918, in New Mexico, United States, his father, Stephen Vasquez, was 38 and his mother, Aurora Romero, was 38. He married Olivia Zepeda on 13 September 1942, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 10 February 1998, in Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Joseph D Vasquez
Olivia Zepeda
Marriage: 13 September 1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1942Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation
    Age 5
    Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
    1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens
    Age 22
    Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Carlos, Manuel, Jesus, Luis, Francisco, Miguel, Mario, Jorge, Pedro, Guadalupe.Spanish (also Vásquez): patronymic from the personal name Vasco .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Joseph Vasquez in household of Aurora Vasquez, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Joseph D Vasquez, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Joseph D Vasquez, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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