About the Hall of Fame

Every two years, the El Paso County Democratic Party recognizes long-serving Democratic leaders for their service to our local party.  

 

The El Paso Democratic Hall of Fame enshrines their legacy to our community and Party. 

 

Members of the Hall of Fame include former Governor Ann Richards, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and many local elected and Party leaders.

Hall of Fame

1985

Lorenzo Alacron

Hon. Woodrow Bean Sr. 

Ruth Graham

Marie S. Howe

Travis Johnson

Aurora Mata

Hon. Rogelio Sanchez

Hank Sitgraves

Hon. R.E. Thomason*

Pablo Torres

Robbin Washington

 

1987

Hon. Albert Armendariz

Maria Teresa Aranda

Luz Carpio

Raw Gilmore

Salvador Lopez

George McAlmon

Marie Prichard

Hon. George Rodriguez Sr.

Dr. Melvin Straus

Ambassador Raymond L. Telles

Leona Washington

Kathy White

 

1989

Lupe Bain

Don Beardsworth

LaNelle Boling

Hon. Alicia R. Chacón

Russell B. Denham

Harry K. Gilford 

Hon. Polly Harris

Billie Mac Jobe

JP Luis Lopez

Hon. Paul C. Moreno

Jane Pemberton

Socorro Rodriguez

Hon. Richard Telles

Attorney General Jim Mattox

Governor Ann Richards

 

1991

Angela Aceves

W. Barton Boling

Carlos Carrasco

Jesse Carrasco

Hon. Joe Chrisite

Aldolfo Fernandez Jr.

Andrew Hudson

Alfonso Franco Kennard

Malcolm McGregor

Hon. Maxine Silva

Gerard Washington

Wayne Windle

 

1993

Hon. Ron Coleman

Mike Dipp

Jose Kennard

Hon. Danny Mena

 

1996

Hon. Lolly Ambrose

Hon. Tom & Caroline Diamond
George Harbison
Gloria Ramirez
Hon. Peggy Rosson
Ruben & Lucy Salcido
Hon. Gilbert Serna
Bill Sparks

Al & Ramona "Monchi" Torres

 

1999

Nino Anchondo

Juan Aranda Jr.

Hector Arellano

Betty Ellen Boncser

Marcelo Campos

Lottie Cody

Blanche Darley

Mary Gallardo Delgado

Hon. Carmen Duarte

James Fitzgerald

Richard Marshal

Hon. Nancy & Will McDonald

R. Esther Montoya

Ramon & Dora Moreno

Bob Neill

Virginia Valencia

Hon. Richard White

 
 

2001

Hon. Danny Anchondo ​

Hon. Delia Briones

Delia Camacho

Ceci Carpio

Jan Engels

Chole Galvan

Delia Gonzalez

Mary Bowles Gasca

Ramy Martinez

Luis Mata

Marie Pee Wee Mier

Jose R. Parra

Ester Perez

Louis Reinhardt*

Irma Sanchez

Hon. Charles Schulte

Susie Shelton

Lupe Weaver

Dorline Wonciar

George Ybarra

 

2003**

Hon. Dolores Briones
Hermi Brown
Hon. Raymond Caballero
Sandra Chiquito

Hon. Queta Fierro
Michael Flores

Hon. Victor Flores
Juan Chacho Gonzales
Tito Gonzales

Hon. Elvia Hernandez
Otis Hopkins
Maria Guadalupe Ibarra
Henry Irigoyen

Sandra & Beatriz Martinez
Hon. Larry Medina
Hon. William Bill Moody
Jesus Chuy Reyes
Hon. Silvestre Reyes

Hon. Lupe Rivera

Hon. Belen Robles
 Rosalba Saenz
Santos Super Sanchez

Rita Sariñana
Sonya Saunders

Hon. Eliot Shapleigh
Bobbie Telles

Hon. Raymond Telles
Alice Wood

2007

Yolanda Clay

Daniel Duarte

Angie M Garcia
Donald L Williams

 

2009

Veronica Reyes Cintron
Donald L Kirkpatrick
Joan C Lopez
Pattielee Pinon
Hon. Jim Scherr
Hon. Ken F Sutherland

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House

 

2011

Guillermo "Memo" Acosta

Porfirio Alvarado
"Chalo" & Sofia Garcia*

Rick Gutierrez
Carolina Reyes
State Sen. Tati Santiesteban

 

2013

Michael Apodaca

Kathy Coronado

Hon. Hector Berna;

Irene  & Robert Hernandez

Hon. Robert White

 

2016

Hon. Joseph E. Moody

Sebastian Martinez

Jo Ann Robles

State Sen. Jose Rodriguez

Isela Castañon-Williams

Ruth Williams

 

2018

José Márgaro González

Eddie Holguin, Jr.

Noel R. Rosenbaum

Ayle Sariñana
Jeanette Walker

Sheriff Richard Wiles

 
*Awarded posthumously
** Leo Samaniego was removed by resolution of the Executive Committee
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