Tejano History


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       COMISARIO. A comisario, under Spanish and Mexican law, was an elected official who served in districts or precincts of around 500 inhabitants. The term of office was one year, and though a comisario might be reelected, he could not be compelled to serve more than one year in three.


Full article on the Texas State Historical Association's Handbook of Texas Online

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