Who is Lauro Cavazos?
Lauro Fred Cavazos Jr. was an American educator and politician.
He served as the United States Secretary of Education and was the first Hispanic to serve in the United States Cabinet.
Born on January 4, 1927, in Kingsville, Texas, in the United States of America, Lauro is said to have married his wife Peggy Cavazos in 1954.
Lauro is affiliated with the Democratic Party and is said to be a proud father of ten children with her wife.
Cavazo is said to have passed away in Concord, Massachusetts on March 15, 2022, at the age of 95
Lauro Cavazos’s Late Brother Richard E. Cavazos
Richard E. Cavazos is said to be the brother of Lauro Fred Cavazos. Cavazos was a United States Army four-star general.
Born on January 31, 1929, in Kingsville, Texas, United States of America, Richard passed away on October 29, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas.
Richard E. Cavazos Wiki
|Born||January 31, 1929
|Died||October 29, 2017 (aged 88)
San Antonio, Texas
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
||United States Army|
|Years of service||1951–1984|
|Commands held||United States Army Forces Command (1982–84)
III Corps (1980–82)
9th Infantry Division (1977–80)
2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (1976)
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment (1967)
|Awards||Distinguished Service Cross (2)
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (2)
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2)
Distinguished Flying Cross
Bronze Star Medal (5)
|Other work||Texas Tech Board of Regents|