cesar estrada chavez


[chah-vez or for 2, shah-, shuh-vez; Spanish chah-ves]
Carlos [kahr-lohs; Spanish kahr-laws] , 1899–1978, Mexican composer and conductor.
Cesar (Estrada) [see-zer e-strah-duh; Spanish se-sahr es-trah-thah] , 1927–93, U.S. labor leader: organizer of migrant farmworkers.
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cesar estrada chavez

organizer of migrant American farmworkers and founder of the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) in 1962.

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