Felicitas Mendez

Felicitas Gómez Martínez de Mendez was a Puerto Rican activist in the American civil rights movement. In 1946, Mendez and her husband Gonzalo led an educational civil rights battle... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Felicita Gómez, February 5, 1916, Juncos, Puerto Rico
  • Died:  April 12, 1998, Fullerton, California, U.S.
  • Nationality:  US
  • Occupation:  Farmer, American civil rights pioneer
  • Years active:  1943–1970
  • Known for:  Success in ending California school segregation
  • Spouse(s):  Gonzalo Mendez
  • Children:  Four sons: Victor, Gonzalo, Jerome and Phillip, two daughters, Sylvia Mendez and Sandra Duran
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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