Louis Benavides Jr

8 August 1935–16 October 2007 (Age 72)
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States

The Life of Louis

When Louis Benavides Jr was born on 8 August 1935, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, his father, Luis Benavides, was 30 and his mother, Teodolinda Herrrera, was 24. He died on 16 October 2007, in his hometown, at the age of 72.

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Luis Benavides
Teodolinda Herrrera
Louis Benavides Jr
Edmond H. Benavides
Richard Herrera Benavides

Parents and Siblings

    Luis Benavides


    Teodolinda Herrrera





    Richard Herrera Benavides


    Edmond H. Benavides


World Events (3)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 14

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Name Meaning

Spanish: patronymic from the common medieval personal name Ben Avid, of Arabic origin, from ibn ῾Abd ‘son of the servant (of God); see Benavidez .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Louis Benavides, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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