Grace M Romero (1905 - 1997)

A photo of Grace M Romero
Add photo
Grace M Romero
1905 - 1997
August 23, 1905
January 1, 1997
Last Known Residence
San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California 91775
Grace M Romero of San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California was born on August 23, 1905, and died at age 91 years old on January 1, 1997.
Updated: October 2, 2011
Biography ID: 3664114

Grace Romero's biography

Family, friend, or fan this Collaborative Biography is for you to show & tell Grace's life so that she is always remembered.
About Grace


This section is to introduce Grace Romero with highlights of her life and how she is remembered. Select the pencil to add details.
Looking for another Grace Romero?
Grace M Romero
Most commonly known as
Grace M Romero
Full legal name
None stated
Other names or aliases

Name & aliases

San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California 91775
Last place lived

Last residence

August 23, 1905
Birth location

Birth details


Ethnicity & Family History

What is Grace's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Grace born and where did she live?


Did Grace finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Grace attend?


Baptism date
Place of worship

Baptism date & location

Was Grace a religious woman?


Share what Grace did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Grace's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Grace serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
January 1, 1997
Death date
Death location
Cause of death

Death details

Funeral date
Grave or burial unknown
Burial location

Gravesite & burial


The below was generated. Please share Grace's obituary if available, or write one in your own words to preserve her memory.
Grace Romero passed away at age 91 years old on January 1, 1997. Grace M Romero of San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California was born on August 23, 1905.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Grace M Romero lived 24 years longer than the average Romero family member when she died at the age of 91.
The average age of a Romero family member is 67.

Family Tree

Grace's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Romero family tree.

Grace's Family Tree

Grace M Romero Grace M Romero


Friends can be as close as family. Add Grace's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio


Nobody has shared photos of Grace M Romero! Please help add a face to the name by sharing a photo of Grace.



Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Grace.

Followers & Sources

1905 - 1997 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Grace's lifetime.

In 1905, in the year that Grace M Romero was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1910, at the age of only 5 years old, Grace was alive when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1952, by the time she was 47 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1980, she was 75 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1997, in the year of Grace M Romero's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

Back to Top