Family members, elected officials, and the community are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Henry B. Gonzalez’s birth today. In tributes, some consider Congressman Gonzalez a local and national hero.
Those celebrating Congressman Gonzalez’s life say they remember him both for his contributions to his constituents and for his feisty personality. Gonzalez served for over fifty years in public office. He served locally in City Council and the State Senate and for almost forty years in the U.S. House of Representatives.