Aldarete, Isaac "Ike" ward boss
Pancho Villa by
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Publication Date: 1977
see pg 178+ for information on Ike Aldarete
Coleman, Ronald Long term congressman in US and TX state houses, pivotal in the creation of the Franklin Mountains State Park along with Humberto "Tati" Santiesteban (see below)
De La O, Chuy political hero, supporter of the poor and impoverished.
Most of the research will be in newspaper articles and interviews with people who knew him.
Hervey, Fred Mayor (1951-55 & 1973-75), founder of Circle K chain.
McAlmon, George Democratic County Chairman and proponent of civil rights and social services.
Miranda, Rene Mascarenas Municipal President of Ciudad Juárez from 1956-1959
Najera, Manuel TX legislator from the Lower Valley, responsible for Loco's Law against animal cruelty, US Customs officer and Alheimer's advocate
Pedraza, Miguel Sr. (1904-1988) governor of the Tigua Indians
Rosa, Mauro 1925-1993 First Latino State Representative from El Paso in Austin
Sanchez, Rogelio 1921-2006 Nine time County Commissioner representing the Lower Valley.
Santiesteban, Humberto Tati Mexican American State Senator and Congressman from El Paso 1967-1991.
Shapleigh, Eliot Former Texas State Senator
Williams, Bert Mayor of El Paso who stood up to ASARCO and improved public housing
Forty Minutes of Hell : the extraordinary life of Nolan Richardson
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pp. 29-31 tell the story of Bert Williams witnessing discrimination while trying to eat at a restaurant with Nolan Richardson and how it led to El Paso's official desegregation in law, the first major city in the Old Confederaccy to do so.