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Raul A Gonzalez Jr.
Transcript of Raul A Gonzalez Jr.
That summer he worked in California, picking apricots and making boxes for tomatoes before enrolling at The University of Texas at Austin. At UT he became involved in the Texas young democrats and participated with the Civil Rights movement. And then he earned B.A in government at UT Birth Raul was born in Weslaco, TX on March 22, 1940 As a child Raul grew up harvesting crops in fields .
He harvested cabbage, onions, tomatoes, and cotton.
Soon later working in the fields made him have a strong work ethic. Family Raul's parents were migrant farm workers who came
from Mexico. Raul's mother always pushed Raul to have a good education.
His wife is Dora champion and his children are Celeste
, Jamie, Marco, Sonia. Early Childhood What did he do ? Raul soon became the first Hispanic Judge of the Texan government. And then became the thirteenth member of the court of appeals. Also Raul became an associate justice of the Texas Supreme Court. Raul lastly retired in 1998. Impact and Character Raul impacted Texas by showing diversity in the Texas court and showed that hard work can pay off. Also he showed a good work ethic can get you far. He will inspire others to work hard. He was so successful they wrote a book about him Quote
"None of those justices now serving (on the U.S. Supreme Court) have the breadth of trial experience that Harriet has." — Raul A. Gonzalez Jr. Sources http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/justices/profile/view/38