Manuel Silvia (1898 - 1965)

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Manuel Silvia
1898 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Manuel Silvia was born on March 1, 1898. He died in December 1965 at 67 years of age. We know that Manuel Silvia had been residing in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02719.


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Manuel Silvia passed away in December 1965 at age 67. He was born on March 1, 1898. We are unaware of information about Manuel's immediate family. We know that Manuel Silvia had been residing in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02719.
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In 1898, in the year that Manuel Silvia was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1919, Manuel was 21 years old when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1922, when he was 24 years old, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1947, at the age of 49 years old, Manuel was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1965, in the year of Manuel Silvia's passing, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

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Other Manuel Silvias

Manuel M Silvia
Born: around 1911
United States
Manuel Silvia
Born: around 1926
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel C Silvia
Born: around 1907
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel C Jr Silvia
Born: around 1919
Rhode Island, United States
Manuel C Silvia
Born: around 1920
Rhode Island, United States
Manuel A Silvia
Born: around 1924
Rhode Island, United States
Manuel C Silvia
Born: around 1909
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel R Jr Silvia
Born: around 1916
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel T Jr Silvia
Born: around 1925
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel R Jr Silvia
Born: around 1924
New York, United States
Manuel M Jr Silvia
Born: around 1920
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel C Jr Silvia
Born: around 1923
Rhode Island, United States
Manuel P Silvia
Born: around 1922
Rhode Island, United States
Manuel J Silvia
Born: around 1920
Rhode Island, United States
Manuel M Silvia
Born: around 1907
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel F Silvia
Born: around 1922
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel A Jr Silvia
Born: around 1912
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel P Jr Silvia
Born: around 1921
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel F Silvia
Born: around 1897
Massachusetts, United States
Manuel Silvia
Born: around 1920
Massachusetts, United States

Other Silvias

Louis Silvia
Dec 26, 1916 - Oct 19, 1990
Oliver Silvia
Oct 23, 1920 - Jul 27, 1989
Esther Silvia
Jan 2, 1904 - December 1981
West Yarmouth, MA
Jeanette L Silvia
Aug 25, 1931 - Dec 2, 1997
Lakeville, MA
David Silvia
Oct 18, 1931 - May 1982
Emily Silvia
Aug 21, 1931 - Jan 28, 2006
Fall River, MA
Dolores Silvia
Nov 3, 1931 - Jan 23, 2010
Fall River, MA
Hilda Silvia
Sep 12, 1927 - Apr 27, 1994
Fall River, MA
Richard Silvia
Apr 29, 1936 - Dec 13, 1994
Taunton, MA
Esther Silvia
Jan 24, 1898 - July 1974
Fall River, MA
Sylvia L Silvia
Feb 13, 1936 - Oct 4, 2002
Orange Beach, AL
Dolores Silvia
Sep 4, 1937 - November 1978
Fall River, MA
Francisco M Silvia
Jul 29, 1938 - Aug 25, 1996
Stockton, CA
Richard Silvia
Dec 18, 1938 - January 1971
Verna E Silvia
Jun 3, 1939 - Feb 21, 2001
Vineyard Haven, MA
Emma M Silvia
Sep 7, 1912 - Jan 19, 1999
Upton, MA
Louise A Silvia
Oct 28, 1902 - Feb 29, 2000
Taunton, MA
William S Silvia
Sep 14, 1963 - Apr 22, 2001
Ruth S Silvia
Jun 12, 1915 - Feb 7, 1995
Cohasset, MA
Maria Silvia
Mar 15, 1875 - July 1972
Cohasset, MA

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Jeanette L Giganti
May 26, 1916 - Feb 15, 1998
Fairhaven, MA
Francis Hallett
Dec 28, 1913 - Jan 6, 1993
Acushnet, MA
Stella M Ouillette
Apr 27, 1902 - November 1993
New Bedford, MA
Arnleif Veek
Nov 6, 1906 - November 1986
Fairhaven, MA
Alfred Ferreira
Jan 21, 1923 - Feb 17, 2002
Bristol, CT
Harold Aas
May 14, 1899 - October 1966
New Bedford, MA
Joseph Gaj
Mar 18, 1920 - Feb 7, 1994
Fairhaven, MA
Lorraine R Perlman
Jun 6, 1919 - Oct 29, 2003
Hollywood, FL
Arthur A Bouley
Mar 30, 1922 - Oct 10, 1999
Binghamton, NY
Veronica Busby
Oct 16, 1913 - December 1983
Brooklyn, NY
Norman v Breton
Aug 1, 1921 - Jun 9, 2004
New Bedford, MA
Eugene Magan
Jan 11, 1922 - October 1984
New Bedford, MA
Joseph M Roderique
Oct 31, 1918 - Feb 1, 2001
New Bedford, MA
James Lenling
Nov 13, 1923 - April 1984
Riverside, RI
Joshua Murphy
Aug 27, 1914 - January 1955
Ralph D Greene
Oct 6, 1914 - Feb 3, 1997
Union, ME
Robert E West
Aug 18, 1921 - Jul 4, 1996
Edgartown, MA
Maurice Cote
Jun 6, 1917 - October 1984
New Bedford, MA
Nelson B Nickerson
Nov 20, 1918 - Mar 11, 1992
Cotuit, MA
Emma M Douglas
Apr 9, 1922 - May 14, 2003
Sarasota, FL
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