Benita Nuñez Contreras

21 March 1927–27 January 2003 (Age 75)
Jesús María, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico

The Life of Benita

When Benita Nuñez Contreras was born on 21 March 1927, in Jesús María, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico, her father, Tiburcio Nuñez Robles, was 44 and her mother, Maria Felix Contreras Rios, was 36. She died on 27 January 2003, in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, at the age of 75, and was buried in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

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Age 1

Calles succeeded by Obregón, who is assassinated before taking office. Calles, who is to remain political strongman through 1935, chooses Emilio Portes Gil as president.

Age 2

Cristero Rebellion suppressed. Founding of official political party--National Revolutionary Party (Partido Nacional Revolucionario--PNR). Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of country, but Calles remains as recognized political boss.

Age 25

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines presidency. Women's suffrage extended to national level. Beginning of political stability through appointment of PRI candidates to presidency.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Núñez): patronymic from the personal name Nuño ( see Nuno ).

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

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