Gustavo C. Garcia

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Birthday
27, 1915
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jun 3, 1964 (48)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1915
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jun 3, 1964 (48)

About

He played a key role in the U.S. Supreme Court case Hernandez v. Texas by fighting to end the exclusion of Hispanics from jury service.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Texas on a scholarship after graduating as the valedictorian of his high school.

Trivia

He was a legal advisor to the League of United Latin American Citizens and the American G.I. Forum working for desegregation.

Family Life

He married three times and had two children with his second wife.

Associated With

John Herrera also worked for the desegregation of Mexicans in America.