Martin Lopez Rivera

1953–2001 (Age 47)
Cayey, Puerto Rico, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Lopez Rivera was born on 22 September 1953, in Cayey, Puerto Rico, United States, his father, Santos Lopez Vega, was 34 and his mother, Sergia Celia Rivera Rivera, was 24. He died on 20 February 2001, in Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Santos Lopez Vega
1919–2003
Sergia Celia Rivera Rivera
1929–1974
Martin Lopez Rivera
1953–2001

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 2

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.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 2

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1966 · The Freedom of Information Act

Age 13

Is a federal law that requires that full or partial disclosure of all previously unreleased government documents or information to be given upon request.

Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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

Story Highlight

Martin born on Martes (Tuesday)

Jorge Antonio Lopez Rivera said on 25 OCT 2020 that his brother was named Martin because he was born on Martes (Tuesday) only kid with no middle name.

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Sources (1)

  • Martin Lopez, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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