Cleofas Luque

25 September 1931–20 August 2015 (Age 83)
Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico

The Life of Cleofas

Cleofas Luque was born on 25 September 1931, in Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico as the daughter of Esteban Luque and Domitila Cazarez. She died on 20 August 2015, in her hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Rosario Ernesto Galvez Bon
Cleofas Luque

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Esteban Luque


    Domitila Cazarez




World Events (8)


Age 3

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.

Age 9

Manuel Ávila Camacho presidency. Mexico joins Allies in declaring war on Axis powers. PRM reorganized to provide wider representation and renamed Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional--PRI). Bracero (migrant Mexican worker) agreement established between Mexico and United States.

Age 27

Adolfo López Mateos presidency. Increased foreign investments in Mexico and control of economy by foreign (mainly United States) interests. Land redistribution policies and increased agricultural production. Greater participation of minority parties in political process.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Luque in Córdoba.

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

Sources (1)

  • Mexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159389-917298-1

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