Tag: Henry Vargas

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Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Human Rights and the Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs is pleased to announce three outstanding Latinos to be inducted into the 2017 Iowa Latino Hall of Fame.  Continue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder series: Henry Vargas

Henry Vargas was born in Davenport, Iowa, in 1929, eight years after his parents had fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. In Iowa, his father worked for the Rock Island Railroad, while his mother, EsperanzaContinue reading…