Eligio de la Garza of Texas, first elected to the House in 1964, served 32 years and was the longtime chairman of the Agriculture Committee. By the time this button was distributed, his nickname “Kika” was all that was needed to identify him.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Eligio (Kika) de la Garza, II Lapel Pin,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2010/2010-053-001/
(January 22, 2022)
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