Richard Chavez

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Birthday
12, 1929
Birthplace
Yuma, AZ
Death Date
Jul 27, 2011 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1929
Birthplace
Yuma, AZ
Death Date
Jul 27, 2011 (81)

About

Younger brother Cesar Chavez who followed him into organizing labor.

Before Fame

He worked on the family farm in Arizona and then went into carpentry before joining his brother in the United Farm Workers union.

Trivia

Where his brother organized the farm workers of California into a union, he made them into a political force.

Family Life

He had four children with fellow labor leader, Dolores Huerto.

Associated With

He visited President Barack Obama in the White House on Cesar Chavez Day.