Manuel Tamez Garza

28 December 1895–1985 (Age 89)
Allende, Nuevo León, Mexico

The Life of Manuel

When Manuel Tamez Garza was born on 28 December 1895, in Allende, Nuevo León, Mexico, his father, Jose Florencio Garza Silva, was 36 and his mother, Maria Guadalupe Tamez Flores, was 27. He died in 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 90.

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Jose Florencio Garza Silva
Maria Guadalupe Tamez Flores
Manuel Tamez Garza

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World Events (8)

1896 · The Yaqui Uprising

Age 1

The Yaqui Uprising was a conflict that was fought between the residents of Sonora and Arizona over several days. It started as an agreement of the Native Americans, in the state of Sonora, and Lauro Aguirre to start by capturing the customs house in Nogales. This confrontation was one of the last battles during the American Indian Wars. Several people were killed and wounded but was a win in the Revolution of Mexico.

Age 9

Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.

Age 25

Obregón rebels. Carranza dies. Obregón elected president.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Támez): perhaps a derivative of the Arabic personal name tamīz ‘distinction’, ‘perception’, ‘awareness’.

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

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