Elias Cardona Delgado

18 March 1895–9 February 1987 (Age 91)
Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico

The Life of Elias Cardona

Elias Cardona Delgado was born on 18 March 1895, in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico as the son of Cardona. He married Aniparo Sanchez on 18 March 1895, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States. He died on 9 February 1987, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana Heights, Orange, California, United States.

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Elias Cardona Delgado
Aniparo Sanchez
Marriage: 18 March 1895

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18 March 1895
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname for a thin person, from Spanish, Portuguese delgado ‘slender’ (Latin delicatus ‘dainty’, ‘exquisite’, a derivative of deliciae ‘delight’, ‘joy’).

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

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