Michele "Mike" Travasso

1888–1960 (Age 72)
Macchia, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Michele "Mike"

Michele "Mike" Travasso was born on 25 January 1888, in Macchia, Sicily, Italy as the son of Albanese. He married Rose Spallone about 1915, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 June 1960, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Michele "Mike" Travasso
Rose Spallone
Marriage: about 1915
Mary Travasso
Frank Travasso
Flora Marie Travasso
Mildred Travasso
Vivian Travasso

Spouse & Children

about 1915
San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States


  • Mary Travasso


  • Male1917–1969Male

  • Female1919–2002Female

  • Mildred Travasso


  • Vivian Travasso


Parents & Siblings

  • Albanese




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from trapasso ‘Maundy Thursday’, presumably applied as a nickname for someone born on that day or otherwise associated with it.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Mike Travasso, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mike Travasso, "United States Census, 1930"

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