The Making of a Mexican American Mayor by Mario T. Garcia
Raymond L. Telles of El Paso

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Raymond Telles was the first Mexican American mayor of El Paso, Texas, and the most significant Mexican American of his time. This book details his political career from 1948, when he won a hotly contested election for county clerk, to his ambassadorship to Costa Rica.

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Mario T. Garcia is professor of Chicana/o studies and adjunct professor in history and religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Published March 1, 1999 by Texas Western Press. 187 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction