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Ramón Samilpa

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Funeral services are Friday for Ramón Samilpa Sr., an elder leader of a seminal 1960s labor strike in Austin that some credit for helping to trigger a political awakening among Mexican Americans in Travis County. Samilpa died in an accident Saturday when he was pinned under his truck in a convenience store parking lot in South Austin. He was 93.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Jan. 11, 2013
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