Carlos Sanchez Cruz

17 October 1937–2003 (Age 65)
Humacao, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Carlos

When Carlos Sanchez Cruz was born on 17 October 1937, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Vicente Sanchez Castro, was 25 and his mother, Petra Cruz Sanchez, was 25. He lived in Barrio Candelero Abajo, Humacao, Puerto Rico, United States in 1940. He died in 2003, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Vicente Sanchez Castro
Petra Cruz Sanchez
Gabriela Sanchez Cruz
Alcadia Sanchez Cruz
Carlos Sanchez Cruz
Luz Maria Sanchez Cruz

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Age 10

United States Congress passed the Elective Governors Act, allowing Puerto Ricans to elect their own governor, President Harry Truman signed the act.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Sánchez): patronymic from the personal name Sancho .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Carlos Sanchez in household of Vicente Sanchez, "United States Census, 1940"

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