Mary Cummins (Maria Luisa Trinidad Rivera Baz) was born October 4, 1899 in Tacubaya, Federal District of Mexico City. Her father was Manuel Severo Rivera (1853-1912) a music professor. Her mother was Maria Trinidad Baz (1866-1904).
Mary's siblings were Manuel Rivera Baz (1882), Maria Enriqueta Trinidad Rivera Baz (1884), Jose Francisco Manuel Rivera Baz (1886-1887), Maria Carolina Trinidad Rivera Baz (1887), Jose Maria Rivera Baz (1892), Esther Carol Rivera Baz (1894-1970), Luis Trinidad Manuel Rivera Baz (1894-1983), Albert Joseph Rivera Baz (1897-1987) and Eduardo Rosendo Rivera Baz (1904-1905).
Mary was married to Robert Clay Cummins (1902-1943). Robert and Mary Cummins were married in 1928 at the home of Father Fernand Louis Rousselle in Conchise, Arizona. Robert died in WWII. They are buried together in the same grave at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, California.
Mary owned and operated boarding homes in San Diego, California. Eventually she became a real estate investor and financier. Mary was very involved in Catholic charities such as St Vincent de Paul, Catholic Daughters of America, McKinley Home for Boys and her church Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills, California.
Mary died June 3, 1991 in Los Angeles, California of congestive heart failure at the age of 90. She is survived by her daughter Juliette Marie Cummins (1937), grand daughters Mary Julie Ruch (1960), Marie Juliette Cummins (1964) and Mary Katherine Cummins (1965) of Los Angeles, California.
Robert Clay Cummins
1902–1943 (m. 1928)
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