Dennis Chavez - Quotes

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If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary. ---->>>

I should like to be remembered as the man who raised a voice against... placing limitations on the freedom of the individual. ---->>>

We are Americans when we go to war, and when we return, we are Mexicans. ---->>>

Either we are all free, or we fail; democracy must belong to all of us. ---->>>

So, Mr. President, what is wrong with the fair employment practice bill? ---->>>

I would consider all of the legislation which I have supported meaningless if I were to sit idly by, silent, during a period which may go down in history as an era when we permitted the curtailment of our liberties. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: April 8, 1888
Die: 11-18, 1962
Occupation: Politician

Dionisio "Dennis" Chávez (April 8, 1888 – November 18, 1962) was a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of New Mexico who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to 1935, and in the United States Senate from 1935 to 1962. He was the first Hispanic Democrat elected to the US Senate (wikipedia)