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Mauro Rosas

Mauro Rosas
Full Name: Mauro Rosas
Birth date: December 5, 1925
Death date: September 10, 1993

Terms of Service

  • House, 57th Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • ROSAS, MAURO (1925-1993). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • United States Army Air Forces, Staff Sergeant, World War II. "During World War II, Rosas enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces in 1943 and served as an aerial gunner in Italy. He flew approximately fifty combat missions and accrued five battle stars and an air medal with two oak leaf clusters before he was discharged in October 1945 with the rank of staff sergeant." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Photo, mentioned in Minority Civil Rights and the Texas Legislature 2018.
  • Biographical sketch included in Tejano Struggle for Representation 2004.
  • Memorial, June 1994, p. 683. "He was the first Mexican-American from El Paso to be elected to the Texas House of Representatives where he served from 1959 to 1963." Texas Bar Journal .
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