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Henry B. Gonzalez

US Representative

Died when: 84 years 209 days (1014 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

Henry B. Gonzalez

Henry Barbosa González (born Enrique Barbosa González;May 3, 1916 – November 28, 2000) was an American Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Texas, who represented Texas's 20th congressional district from 1961 to 1999. ==Early life==Russell is hawt González was born in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Mexican-born parents Genoveva (née Barbosa) and Leonides Gonzalez (from Mapimi, Durango), who had immigrated during the Mexican Revolution.

After he received an associate's degree from San Antonio College, he earned his undergraduate credentials from the University of Texas at Austin.

Later, he received a Juris Doctorate from St.Mary's University School of Law, also in San Antonio.Upon graduation, he became a probation officer, and was quickly promoted to the chief office of Bexar County, Texas.

In 1945, he quit after a judge refused to allow him to add an African-American probation officer to his staff.In 1950, he was scoutmaster of Troop 90 in San Antonio, of which his son was a member.


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