Henry B. Gonzalez

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Person.png Henry B. Gonzalez   SpartacusRdf-icon.png
Born Enrique Barbosa González
1916-05-03
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Died 2000-11-28 (Age 84)
San Antonio, Texas
Religion Roman Catholicism
Children • Eight children
• including:
• Charlie Gonzalez
Spouse Bertha Cuellar Gonzáles
Member of HSCA
Party Democratic

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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