Wilfredo Cruz

21 October 1936–1 November 2007 (Age 71)
Juncos, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Wilfredo

Wilfredo Cruz was born on 21 October 1936, in Juncos, Puerto Rico, United States as the son of Crispin Cruz. He died on 1 November 2007, in New York, United States, at the age of 71.

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Crispin Cruz
1905–1982
Teresa Cruz Algarin
1935–1997
Wilfredo Cruz
1936–2007

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World Events (3)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 5

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from a common and widespread religious Christian personal name from cruz ‘cross’ (Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Cruz or La Cruz, from this word.

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

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