Peter L Friesen

2 June 1931–17 December 1995 (Age 64)
Nuevo Ideal, Durango, Mexico

The Life of Peter L

Peter L Friesen was born on 2 June 1931, in Nuevo Ideal, Durango, Mexico. He married Katharina Hamm on 10 August 1952, in Nuevo Ideal, Durango, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 17 December 1995, at the age of 64.

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Peter L Friesen
Katharina Hamm
Marriage: 10 August 1952
Peter H Friesen
Katharina Friesen
Susanna Friesen

Spouse and Children

10 August 1952
Nuevo Ideal, Durango, Mexico


World Events (8)


Age 3

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Age 9

Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

Age 21

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines presidency. Women's suffrage extended to national level. Beginning of political stability through appointment of PRI candidates to presidency.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from Fries .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Peter Friessen in entry for Katharina Friessen Hamm, "Mexico, Zacatecas, Civil Registration, 1860-2000"

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