State Cemetery - Header Banner

Gallegos burial set in Houston, Austin memorial planned (*update 10/18)

Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr. died of liver complications Tuesday and will be buried in Houston, according to various news sources. Gallegos, a longtime Democrat in the Texas House and Senate, was mourned by colleagues on both sides of the aisle when the news broke. For further information, see the links below. 

Google story roundup.

Texas Tribune story.

Houston Chronicle story.

Dallas Morning News blog.

Associated Press article.

Austin Memorial Set (update)