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A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.