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Manuel M. Lopez Edit Profile

mayor , Optometrist

Manuel M. Lopez, optometrist, former mayor. Named Distinguished Citizen of Year, Oxnard, California, 1991; recipient Patrick Henry award, 1992.

Background

Lopez, Manuel M. was born in 1927. Son of Manuel C. and Isabel (Martinez) Lopez.

Education

Degree, Ventura Community College. Degree, University California, Berkeley. Degree in Optometry, University California, Berkeley.

Career

Optometrist, since 1962. Member City Council, Oxnard, California, 1978—1992. Mayor protem, 1980—1982, 1984—1986.

Former mayor.

Membership

Founder, chairman Veterans Memorial Committee. Founder Oxnard/Ocotlan Sister City Committee. Member Oxnard/Mexicali Sister City Committee.

Board director United Way, 1974—1978, Boys and Girls Club, Oxnard. Member of Tri-County Optometric Society (president 1973-1974, named Optometrist of Year 1975), California Optometric Society, American Optometric Society, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Oxnard (California) City of C., Hispanic Chamber of C., Trade Club.

Connections

Married Irma J. Lopez. Children: Marisa, Tiffany.

father:
Manuel C. Lopez

mother:
Isabel (Martinez) Lopez

spouse:
Irma J. Lopez

children:
Marisa Lopez

Tiffany Lopez