Sal Castro

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Birthday
25, 1933
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Apr 15, 2013 (79)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1933
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Apr 15, 2013 (79)

About

Teacher and activist who led the East Los Angeles high school walkouts, which protested unequal school conditions in 1968.

Before Fame

He was drafted into the army after graduating high school, but the Korean War ended, and he left the base to marry his high school sweetheart.

Trivia

He lectures about his part in the school walkouts and on the importance of education for Mexcian-Americans.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Charlotte Lerchenmuller.

Associated With

His was played by Michael Pena in the 2006 HBO film The Walkouts, which was directed by Edward James Olmos.