Rosario Cespedes (1911 - 2002)

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Rosario Cespedes
1911 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Rosario Cespedes was born on June 28, 1911. She died on August 15, 2002 at 91 years old. We know that Rosario Cespedes had been residing in Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33014.


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Rosario Cespedes died on August 15, 2002 at 91 years of age. She was born on June 28, 1911. We have no information about Rosario's immediate family. We know that Rosario Cespedes had been residing in Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33014.
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In 1911, in the year that Rosario Cespedes was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1935, she was 24 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1941, by the time she was 30 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1956, she was 45 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1965, at the age of 54 years old, Rosario was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

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Bienvenido Cespedes
Apr 21, 1949 - Dec 5, 2003
Rebeca Cespedes
Sep 18, 1939 - Jul 15, 1990
Hernan Cespedes
Apr 24, 1949 - Mar 21, 2009
Yolanda Cespedes
Sep 8, 1939 - Oct 24, 1992
Miami, FL
Wilfredo A De Cespedes
Aug 25, 1977 - Mar 27, 1999
Fernando Cespedes
Mar 15, 1933 - Apr 15, 2003
Miami, FL
Juan H De Cespedes
Jul 16, 1937 - Mar 21, 2001
Miami, FL
Caridad F Cespedes
Oct 13, 1920 - Dec 16, 2001
Hialeah, FL
Maria J Cespedes
Oct 22, 1915 - Feb 26, 1998
Hialeah, FL
Marita A Cespedes
Oct 29, 1947 - May 31, 1994
Miami, FL
Walter Francisco Cespedes
Nov 22, 1945 - Feb 15, 2010
Blanca Dora Cespedes
Feb 10, 1923 - Jan 5, 2008
Woodland Hills, California
Rene Cespedes
Feb 12, 1963 - Dec 27, 2008
Jose Cespedes
Jul 3, 1938 - Jun 23, 2011
Miami, Florida
Pedro L Cespedes
Dec 1, 1941 - Nov 22, 2004
Raquel Cespedes
Apr 14, 1920 - Dec 26, 2008
Miami, Florida
Luz M Cespedes
Jun 13, 1937 - Sep 24, 2004
Josefina Cespedes
Dec 7, 1933 - Jul 4, 2002
Miami, FL
Gabriel M Cespedes
Mar 24, 1925 - Jun 22, 2009
Chicago, IL
Julio C. Cespedes
Born: around 1976

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