Presentation on theme: "Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala Mexican American Hero."— Presentation transcript:
Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala Mexican American Hero
History Texas hero De Zavala Elementary is named for him Born October 3, 1789 in Yucatan, Mexico Died November, 1936 in the family home in Buffalo Bayou of pneumonia Buried across from the San Jacinto Monument Signer of Texas Declaration of Independence Elected Vice-president of the ad interim government of the Republic of Texas
Mirababeaux B. Lamar, Vice President of the Republic of Texas. said, “His life (DZ) has been useful and honorable; a gentleman, a patriot, a scholar and one who loves his fellow man.”
De Zavala Elementary 305 Tri-City Beach Rd. Baytown, TX
Lorenzo de Zavala (1789-1836) http://lsjunction.com/people/zavala.htm Texas Treasures-Lorenzo de Zavala-Texas State Libr. http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/treasures/giants/ zavala-01.html Lorenzo de Zavala http://www.famoustexans.com/zavala.htm Lorenzo de Zavala-Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_de_Zavala
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