Who was the first Hispanic mayor of a major American city?

The first Hispanic mayor of a major American city was Henry Cisneros (1947– ), future U.S. cabinet member.

He was mayor of San Antonio, Texas, the nation’s ninth largest city, from 1982 to 1990.

About Karen Hill

Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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