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BIOGRAPHY

Franco García was born in Peru on 19 February 1914.

At some point, she married Juan Francisco Mendoza Mendoza. In 1957, the couple moved to Chimbote, Áncash, where they lived in the neighborhood of “Urbanización La Caleta”. Her husband worked at the Sogesa Agroindustries, and later at the SIDERPERU (a Peruvian steel and iron company). He also served as the Deputy Mayor of Chimbote in the mid-1960s.

Franco García passed away in Lima, Peru, on 17 April 2023, at the age of 109 years, 57 days.

RECOGNITION

In June 2022, the Municipality of San Borja and Mayor Alberto Tejada honored her with the “San Francisco de Borja” medal.

ATTRIBUTION

* “Doña Julia Franco García vda. de Menndoza celebra feliz sus 107 años de vida” – Facebook (FOTOS ANTIGUAS DE CHIMBOTE), 19 February 2021

* “Doña Julia tiene 108 años, en los que ha visto cómo San Borja ha nacido…” – Facebook (Municipalidad De San Borja), 9 June 2022

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