Peter Francis Cimino

3 December 1929–12 November 1985 (Age 55)
San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States

The Life of Peter Francis

Peter Francis Cimino was born on 3 December 1929, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States. He married Roberta Jean Foster on 6 October 1955. He died on 12 November 1985, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States.

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Peter Francis Cimino
1929–1985
Roberta Jean Foster
1931–1995
Marriage: 6 October 1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 October 1955
Reno,, NV

World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 5

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 15

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Italian: metonymic occupational name for a spice dealer, from cimino ‘cumin’, Sicilian ciminu.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter F Cimino, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Peter Cimino, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Peter Cimino, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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