Frank Lanza

19 October 1897–12 December 1969 (Age 72)

The Life Summary of Frank

When Frank Lanza was born on 19 October 1897, in Italy, his father, Giovanni John Lanza, was 30 and his mother, Filippa Phyllis Salvaggio, was 22. He had at least 1 daughter with Vincenzina '' Jenny'' Messineo. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1969, at the age of 72, and was buried in San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Frank Lanza
Vincenzina '' Jenny'' Messineo
Filippina Phyllis Mary Lanza

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
Age 16
San Gabriel was incorporated as a city on 24 April 1913.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 19
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Sal, Carlo, Giovanni, Santo, Umberto, Virna, Aldo, Alfio, Angelo, Antonio, Calogero. Spanish Jose, Mario, Rosario, Jorge, Luis, Ernesto, Gerardo, Joaquin, Julio, Miguel, Otilio, Rafael.Italian: from a dialect or old form of Lancia .Italian: from a short form of a personal nameformed with the suffix -lanza or -lancia, as for exampleFrancalanza and Giallanza.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Frank Lanza in entry for Filippina Lanza, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Frank Lanza in household of John Lanza, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Lanza, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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