Ramón León: Becoming Minnesotan

Ramón León.  Minnesota Historical Society, Oral History Office files.

Ramón León was born in Mexico City and raised in the state of Mexico. León worked as a journalist in Mexico, later relocated to California, and eventually moved to Minnesota to open his own furniture manufacturing company. He married and continued to build his businesses and help the Latino community establish their own businesses. León formed the Joint Committee on Immigration and was the chair of the board for Mercado Central. He envisioned Latinos solving their social issues through community programs, businesses, and involvement.

  • Full name - Ramón León
  • Age - 46
  • Date of interview - 08.23.2010
  • Gender - Male
  • Generation - First Generation American / Immigrant
nid: 1906