Commentary: Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros remembers Dr. Alfonso Chiscano as the “best example of the Spanish character I have ever known.”
Former Mayor Henry Cisneros recounted the life and contributions of Lila Cockrell, San Antonio’s first female mayor, in a tribute he read during her funeral Thursday.
Heavy storms and severe droughts are part of the San Antonio historical landscape.
Editors’s Note: Henry Cisneros, chairman of CityView and the former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton administration, was the keynote speaker at the annual San Antonio Chamber of Commerce gala at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Thursday night.
Editor’s Note: Elvira Munguia Cisneros, July 11, 1924 – November 22, 2014, was memorialized Wednesday in a Catholic funeral Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower on the near-Westside, the same church where she was married 69 years and one day ago to Col.
Editor’s note: Henry Cisneros was elected in 1981 as the first Latino mayor of a major U.S. city, a post he held for four consecutive terms until 1989, the only person to do so in contemporary times.