Doris Torres

1909–1997 (Age 88)
Durango, Mexico

The Life of Doris

When Doris Torres was born on 5 March 1909, in Durango, Mexico, her father, José Torrez, was 15 and her mother, Guadalupe M Alvarado, was 17. She died on 2 December 1997, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88.

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Doris Torres

Spouse & Children

  • Female1909–1997Female

  • Bravo


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1893–1963Male

  • Guadalupe M Alvarado




  • Female1909–1997Female

  • Jose Torres


  • Felisiano Torres


  • Cristina Torres


  • Jose Torres


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Mexico's 100 years of independence celebrated. Seventh reelection of Díaz. Madero's Plan of San Luis Potosí. Rebellion breaks out in north and in Puebla.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Refugio Torres Alvarado, "México, Durango, Registro Civil, 1861-1995"
  • Doris Bravo in entry for Albert J T0rres Torres, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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