Emiliano Chagil: Becoming Minnesotan

Emiliano Chagil. Minnesota Historical Society, Oral History Office files.

Emiliano Chagil was born in Guatemala in the city of San Lucas Tolimán. Chagil went to college in the city of Sololá where he completed his bachelor’s degree and later received his engineering degree at the University of San Carlos. He moved to Minnesota in 1980 because of the civil war in Guatemala. He later proved to be an influential leader for Latino communities in Minnesota and Guatemala.

  • Full name - Emiliano Chagil
  • Age - 57
  • Date of interview - 04.07.2010
  • Gender - Male
  • Generation - First Generation American / Immigrant
nid: 1901