Rodger A Arvizu

31 July 1917–21 August 1953 (Age 36)
Azusa, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Rodger A

When Rodger A Arvizu was born on 31 July 1917, in Azusa, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Julian Lopez Arvizu Sr., was 34 and his mother, Maria “Mary” Romero, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Lucille Lucy Sesmas. He lived in Judicial Township 15, Kern, California, United States in 1930. He died on 21 August 1953, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Rodger A Arvizu
Lucille Lucy Sesmas
Marie Arvizu

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Basque: variant of Arbizu, a habitational name from a place in Navarre named Arbizu, from Basque arbizu ‘turnip field’, from (h)arbi ‘turnip’ + the suffix -zu ‘abundance of’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rodger Arvizu in household of Julian Arvizu, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roger Arvizo in household of Julian Arvizo, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roger in entry for Mary Carmen Farelas Arvizu, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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