Mauro Rosas

Full Name: Mauro Rosas
Date of birth: December 5, 1925
Date of death: September 10, 1993

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 105-3 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-3 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • ROSAS, MAURO (1925-1993). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch included in Tejano Struggle for Representation, 2004.
  • Memorial, June 1994, p. 683. "He was the first Mexican-American from El Paso to be elected to the Texas House of Representatives where he served from 1959 to 1963." Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army Air Forces, Staff Sergeant, World War II. "During World War II, Rosas enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces in 1943 and served as an aerial gunner in Italy. He flew approximately fifty combat missions and accrued five battle stars and an air medal with two oak leaf clusters before he was discharged in October 1945 with the rank of staff sergeant." Handbook of Texas Online.


  • Photograph. Mauro Rosas, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mauro Rosas, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mauro Rosas, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

57th R.S. - 1961
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Election Law  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
Highways and Roads  
Liquor Regulation  
Revenue and Taxation  
56th R.S. - 1959
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Revenue and Taxation  

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