Giles Clenton Cardoza

31 March 1908–23 January 1977 (Age 68)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Giles Clenton

When Giles Clenton Cardoza was born on 31 March 1908, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, his father, Alonzo James Cardoza, was 27 and his mother, Lucy Ann Holt, was 28. He married Dorothy May Herring on 10 April 1946, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Huguenot, Powhatan, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 January 1977, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Red Lane Baptist Church Cemetery, Flat Rock, Powhatan, Virginia, United States.

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Giles Clenton Cardoza
Dorothy May Herring
Marriage: 10 April 1946
Carroll Cardoza

Spouse and Children

10 April 1946
Richmond, Virginia, United States


    Carroll Cardoza


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 9

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

Portuguese: variant of Cardosa .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Giles Cardoza, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gilen C Cordoza in household of Alonzo J Cordoza, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Giles Cordoza in household of Alonzo J Cordoza, "United States Census, 1920"

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