Henry B. Gonzalez

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Person.png Henry B. Gonzalez   SpartacusRdf-icon.png
BornEnrique Barbosa González
1916-05-03
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Died2000-11-28 (Age 84)
San Antonio, Texas
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Children • Eight children
• including:
• Charlie Gonzalez
SpouseBertha Cuellar Gonzáles
Member ofHSCA
PartyDemocratic

Henry B. Gonzalez is listed as a personal inspiration by Richard E. Sprague.[1]

House Select Committee on Assassinations

On 2nd February, 1978, Gonzalez replaced Thomas N. Downing as chairman of the House Select Committee on Assassinations. Gonzalez immediately sacked Richard Sprague as chief counsel. Sprague claimed that only the fill committee had the power to dismiss him. Walter E. Fauntroy agreed with Sprague and launched a campaign to keep him as chief counsel. On 1st March, Gonzalez resigned describing Sprague as "an unconscionable scoundrel".

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