Kika de la Garza

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Birthday
22, 1927
Birthplace
Mercedes, TX
Death Date
Mar 13, 2017 (89)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1927
Birthplace
Mercedes, TX
Death Date
Mar 13, 2017 (89)

About

Democratic politician and Army veteran who represented Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965 to 1997. He was one of the first Hispanic members of the House and he helped cultivate better relations between the US and Mexico. 

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. 

Trivia

He is well known for his support of environmental and educational bills. 

Family Life

He married Lucille Garza. 

Associated With

He served in Congress during the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidency and was a strong supporter of Johnson.