Ximenes, Vicente T.
|Birthname||Vicente Trevino Ximenes|
|born on||5 December 1919 at 14:45 (= 2:45 PM )|
|Place||Floresville, Texas, 29n08, 98w09|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||12°41' 20°37 Asc. 23°37'|
Mexican-American civil rights leader. In 1961, the Kennedy administration selected Ximenes to serve as program officer and economist for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Ecuador, and in 1966, he was named deputy director of the Agency for International Development in Panama. Ximenes was also appointed as Assistant Inspector General for the War on Poverty.
The following year, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Ximenes as U.S. commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where he served for five years.
Ximenes directed the historic El Paso hearings in October 1967 that were the turning point in the goal to become part of the mainstream of the United States for the Hispanics in the nation. In 1967 Ximenes was also selected as the chairman of President Johnson's new Cabinet Committee on Mexican American Affairs, a position he held from until 1972. Ximenes' tenure at this position produced changes in federal legislation and regulation that affected the entire nation.
He died on 27 February 2014.
The original BC filed in Dec 1919 and filled out and signed by the attending physician gives 2:45pm. An affidavit filed 23 years later in 1942 amending the birth name and signed by his father gives 5 AM.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 94)
- Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (Civil rights leader)