Joseph Marion Hernandez Became the first Hispanic to serve as a member of Congress; he represented the territory of Florida. He served in Congress from September 1822 to March 1823. He later served in the U.S. army in the war against the Florida Indians, leading the 1837 expedition that captured Chief Osceola.
Joseph Marion Hernandez was the first Cuban from the Florida territory served 1822-1823
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A naturalized citizen can be a US Senator, although not the US President.
A US Senator must be at least 30, a US Representative at least 26 years old.
There are three basic requirements for election to the senate. First is age. A senator must be at least 30 years old. A senator must be a US citizen for at least 9 years before election. Finally, a senator must reside in the state he represents.
Stephen A. Douglas, US senator from Illinois was their candidate in 1860.
Dionisio "Dennis" Chavez, US Senator from 1935-1962 and the first native born Hispanic elected to the US Senate. He was the first NM Senator to be born in New Mexico and is one of only two US Hispanic Senators in history. Po'pay of the Ohkay Owingeh and the leader of the Pueblo Indian Revolt against the Spanish Colony in 1680.
He was the first full-term Hispanic U.S. Senator in 1935.
Who was the us senator after the anti-trust act
Who started the first health insurance agency in the us that specialized in hispanic owned corporations?
First Hispanic governor of a U.S. state: Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca (New Mexico, 1917)
Senator Bill Nelson from Florida.
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Octavio Ambrosio Larrazolo was a Republican politician who served as the fourth Governor of New Mexico and a United States Senator. He was the first Hispanic United States Senator and of Mexican-American heritage.
Senator Jake Garn was the first sitting member of the US congress to go into space.