Richard Cavazos

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Birthday
31, 1929
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Oct 29, 2017 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1929
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Oct 29, 2017 (88)

About

First Mexican-American four-star general in the history of the U.S. Army.

Before Fame

He participated in his school's ROTC program.

Trivia

He won Distinguished Service Cross citations for his service in the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Family Life

His brother, Lauro Cavazos, served as the U.S. Secretary of Education from 1988 to 1990.

Associated With

He and Ann E. Dunwoody were both four-star generals in the U.S. Army.