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Frank J Amador
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1867
Chihuahua, Mexico
Death: Feb. 12, 1959
Las Cruces
Doņa Ana County
New Mexico, USA

Death Notice

Las Cruces Sun-News
February 12, 1959


Frank J. Amador, 91 year old Las Cruces pioneer, died at 2 o'clock Thursday morning at a local rest home where he had been for some time. He had been ill and in failing health for several months and his condition has been critical for several days.

Frank Amador Jr. who resides in Caracas, Venezuela had arrived on Saturday while his other son, Dr. Louis Amador arrived Wednesday afternoon from Chicago, his home. He was able to visit his father and his father recognized him.

Funeral Services:

Rosary services will be held at 8 p.m. at Graham's Mortuary Chapel Funeral mass will be sung at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in St Genevieve's Church with Father Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Although Mr. Amador was born in Juarez, Mexico. he was an American and his parents resided here. No hospital facilities were available at that time.

During his lifetime in Las Cruces, Mr. Amador had served on the City Counsel and he had served as the Chief of Police.


Besides his wife Maria Terrazas, he is survived by one daughter Christine Amador Urzula of Las Cruces; one son Frank Amador Jr. of Caracas, Venezuela, and Dr. Louis Amador of Chicago, Illinois and is survived by eight grandchildren 
Family links: 
  Martin Amador (1836 - 1903)
  Emilia Amador Garcia (1863 - 1942)*
  Frank J Amador (1867 - 1959)
  Clotilde Amador Terrazas (1880 - 1960)*
  Julieta Juana Amador Garcia (1882 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Las Cruces
Doņa Ana County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Paul E Twist
Record added: Feb 09, 2013
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Frank J Amador
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