Gabriel Frias

1952–1995 (Age 42)
Mission Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Gabriel

Gabriel Frias was born on 23 May 1952. He died in 1995, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 43.

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World Events (3)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 3

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 3

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1956 · The Los Angeles California Temple Opens

Age 4

The Los Angeles California Temple was dedicated by David O. McKay on March 11, 1956. The Los Angeles California Temple was the first temple built in California. The temple opened 19 years after it was announced due to delays caused by World War II. 

Name Meaning

Spanish (Frías) and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Burgos and Teruel, so called from the feminine plural form of the adjective frío ‘cold’ (Latin frigidus); a noun such as aguas ‘waters’ or fuentes ‘springs’ has been lost.

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

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  • Gabriel Frias, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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