Mario Guerra Obledo

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Birthday
9, 1932
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 18, 2010 (78)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1932
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 18, 2010 (78)

About

Civil right leader who is often called the 'Godfather of the Latino Movement.' He notably brought Latino issues to the attention of U.S. politics.

Before Fame

He received a degree in pharmacy before pursuing law school.

Trivia

He was California's Secretary of Health and Welfare from 1975 to 1982 and he co-founded the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund in 1967.

Family Life

His parent's raised him alongside eleven siblings.

Associated With

Jerry Brown requested his help to recruit cabinet officers and offered him a position as California's Secretary of Health and Welfare.