Nelson Merced

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Birthday
17, 1947
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
New York

About

Politician and Democrat who became the first Hispanic person to work in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1989. He was also later elected to the Massachusetts General Court.

Before Fame

He joined the United States Navy in 1965 before settling in Massachusetts in 1976.

Trivia

He campaigned to support the protection of bilingual education in Massachusetts and fought for immigrant rights.

Family Life

He married Maria Estela Carrion, and had three children whose names are Jacobo, Rene, and Raquel.

Associated With

Edward James Olmos is another well known Latino activist.