Alicia Dickerson Montemayor

Activist, Person

1902 –

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Who is Alicia Dickerson Montemayor?

Alicia Dickerson Montemayor was a Latino activist from Laredo, Texas, the first woman elected to a national office not specifically designated for a woman, having served as vice president general of the interest group, the League of United Latin American Citizens. She was also the first woman to serve as associate editor of the LULAC newspaper and the first to write a charter to fund a LULAC youth group. Montemayor urged the inclusion of girls and women into Latin American activism and also promoted the interests of middle-class Mexican-Americans. and she is a designated Women's History Month Honoree by the National Women's History Project.

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Born
Aug 6, 1902
Laredo
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Martin High School
  • Laredo Community College
Died
Dec 31, 1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013