Visit the UTMB home page Hector Garcia A Texas Legend    
Dr. Garcia with President John F. KennedyDr. Garcia with John F. Kennedy
President John F. Kennedy asked Dr. Garcia to negotiate a defense treaty between the United States and the Federations of the West Indies.

Dr. Garcia with President Lyndon B. JohnsonDr. Garcia with Lyndon B. Johnson holding Among the Valiant
In 1968. President Johnson made Dr. Garcia the first Mexican-American to serve on the United States Commission on Civil Rights.




Dr. Garcia with President and Mrs. Jimmy CarterDr. Garcia with the Carters
Dr. Garcia was influential throughout his life. He was appointed by President Carter as a member of the U.S. Circuit Judge Nominating Commission for the Western Fifth Circuit Panel.









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