Eugenio Torres Velez

29 May 1907–30 July 1996 (Age 89)
Barrio Quebradas, Yauco, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Eugenio

When Eugenio Torres Velez was born on 29 May 1907, in Barrio Quebradas, Yauco, Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Bartolo Torres Velez, was 33 and his mother, Juana Martina Silva Torres, was 20. He died on 30 July 1996, in Teaneck, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Bartolo Torres Velez
1874–1936
Juana Martina Silva Torres
1887–1913
Eugenio Torres Velez
1907–1996
Julio Armando Torres Silva
1910–1994

Parents and Siblings

    Bartolo Torres Velez

    Male1874–1936Male

    Juana Martina Silva Torres

    Female1887–1913Female

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1911

Age 4

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.
1931

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

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

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