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[Richard Moya], January 1977, PICB 17868 detail

Austin History Quiz Answer 9

Who was Austin's first Mexican-American elected official?

Richard Moya was the first Mexican-American elected to county office when he became County Commissioner in 1970. The first Mexican-American to serve on the Austin City Council was John Trevino, elected in 1975.


Question 10
What is the history of Barton Springs?

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