Porfirio Garro (1904 - 1985)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Porfirio Garro Biography & Family History

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

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Porfirio.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

Share what Porfirio did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Porfirio Garro is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Porfirio's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Porfirio's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Porfirio a religious man? Add Porfirio’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Porfirio during various points of his life.

Timeline

1904 - In the year that Porfirio Garro was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

1919 - Porfirio was merely 15 years old when the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

1937 - He was 33 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1960 - When he was 56 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1985 - In the year of Porfirio Garro's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

Porfirio Garro Family Tree

Who was Porfirio’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Porfirio’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Porfirio's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Porfirio Garro
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

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

Porfirio Garro died on January 28, 1985 at 80 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on October 17, 1904. We are unaware of information about Porfirio's family or relationships. We know that Porfirio Garro had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Porfirio Garro

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources