Margarita Becerra (1889 - 1964)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Margarita Becerra’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Margarita so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Margarita’s biography.

Margarita Becerra Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Margarita Becerra and her immediate Becerra family. Add to Margarita Becerra's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Margarita.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Margarita Becerra? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

Share what Margarita did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Margarita Becerra is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Margarita's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Margarita's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Margarita a religious woman? Add Margarita’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Margarita during various points of her life.

Timeline

1889 - In the year that Margarita Becerra was born, on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

1901 - By the time she was just 12 years old, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

1926 - Margarita was 37 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1949 - By the time she was 60 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1964 - In the year of Margarita Becerra's passing, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

Margarita Becerra Family Tree

Who was Margarita’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Margarita’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Margarita's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Margarita Becerra
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Margarita's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Margarita Becerra is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Margarita Becerra passed away in October 1964 at age 74. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on November 10, 1889. There is no information about Margarita's immediate family. We know that Margarita Becerra had been residing in Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Margarita Becerra? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Margarita is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Margarita Becerra

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources