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Congressman

Henry Barbosa Gonzalez, American former congressman. Civilian cable and radio censor Army and Naval Intelligence, World World War World War II; Member Order Military Medical Merit (honorary).

Background

Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa was born on May 3, 1916 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Leonides and Genevieve (Barbosa) Gonzalez.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, St. Mary's University, 1943. Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. Mary's University, 1943. Juris Doctor, St. Mary's University, 1967.

HHD, Our Lady of Lake University, 1984. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Düsseldorf.C., 1984.

Career

Formerly with father's translating company, deputy director, San Antonio Housing Authoritychief probation officer, Bexar County, 1946;executive secretary, Junior Deps. of America (predecessor Pan American Progressive Association)member, San Antonio City Council, 1953-1956;mayor pro-tem, San Antonio City Council, 1955-1956;state senator, 1956-1961;member, 87th-105th Congresses from 20th Texas District, Washington, District of Columbia, since 1961. Chairman bank, finance and urban affairs committee 1989-1994, ranking member bankingand finance services committee, since 1995.

Membership

Civilian cable and radio censor Army and Naval Intelligence, World World War World War II. Member Order Military Medical Merit (honorary).

Connections

Married Bertha Cuellar, 1940. Children: Henry B., Rosemary, Charles, Bertha, Stephen, Genevieve, Francis, Anna Marie.

father:
Leonides Gonzalez

mother:
Genevieve (Barbosa) Gonzalez

spouse:
Bertha Cuellar

children:
Henry B. Gonzalez

Rosemary Gonzalez

Charles Gonzalez

Bertha Gonzalez

Stephen Gonzalez

Genevieve Gonzalez

Francis Gonzalez

Anna Marie Gonzalez