Luis Lugo-Echevar (1934 - 1980)

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Luis Lugo-Echevar
1934 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Luis Lugo-Echevar was born on August 24, 1934. He died on August 4, 1980 at 45 years of age.

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Luis Lugo-Echevar passed away on August 4, 1980 at 45 years of age. He was born on August 24, 1934. We are unaware of information about Luis's family.
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In 1934, in the year that Luis Lugo-Echevar was born, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1949, he was merely 15 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1957, by the time he was 23 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1970, he was 36 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1980, in the year of Luis Lugo-Echevar's passing, 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.

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Mar 13, 1910 - June 1982
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May 18, 1927 - Feb 22, 2009
Lares, PR
Joaquin Soto Echevar
Aug 21, 1884 - April 1967
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Secundino Rios-Echevar
Jul 19, 1911 - March 1982
Florida, Puerto Rico
Mateo Cruz-Echevar
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Iris M Leon Echevar
May 29, 1940 - Dec 8, 2002
Carolina, PR
Pedro Leon-Echevar
Mar 11, 1913 - July 1984
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Elsie M Ruiz-Echevar
May 4, 1946 - Jul 1, 2000
Anasco, PR
Pedro Lugo-Echevar
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Guayanilla, PR
Carmelo Vega Echevar
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Anasco, Puerto Rico
Domingo Soto Echevar
Feb 13, 1886 - March 1965
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Anacleto Ruiz Echevar
Dec 26, 1902 - August 1980
Aguada, Puerto Rico
Rafael Vega Echevar
Nov 20, 1889 - February 1977
Ponce, Puerto Rico

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