Peter Romano

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Romano was born on 5 February 1918, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, his father, Pascal Romano, was 35 and his mother, Olga Frances Probst, was 32. He married Lucille Marie Patrolia on 24 January 1937, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He registered for military service in 1944. He died in September 1985, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 67.

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Peter Romano
Lucille Marie Patrolia
Marriage: 24 January 1937

Sources (9)

  • Peter Romano in household of Pascal Romano, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Peter Romano, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Peter Romano, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Angelo, Mario, Antonio, Carmine, Rocco, Sal, Vito, Pasquale, Gennaro, Alfonso, Gaetano, Santo, Vincenzo. Spanish Jose, Carlos, Rosario, Emilio, Juan, Miguel.

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from the personal name Romano, Latin Romanus, borne by several Christian martyrs and saints. This was originally a byname for someone from Rome or for a Roman citizen, from Roma ‘Rome’. See also Roman .

Italian (Romanò): in Calabria a term for someone from Nea Rhōmē ‘New Rome’, a medieval Greek name for Constantinople; in Lombardy a habitational name from Romanò or Villa Romanò in Inverigo, Como.

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

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