Salvatore Cordova

15 September 1893–October 1964 (Age 71)
Bagheria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Salvatore

When Salvatore Cordova was born on 15 September 1893, in Bagheria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, his father, Giovanni Cordova, was 30 and his mother, Francesca BelFiore, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Grace Orazia Russo. He lived in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died in October 1964, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 71.

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Salvatore Cordova
Grace Orazia Russo
Frances Marie Cordova
Caroline Cordova
Jonathan Cordova
John Cordova

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Giovanni Cordova


    Francesca BelFiore




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Córdova): variant of Cordoba .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Cordova, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Cordova in household of John Cordova, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Cordova, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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