Biosketch as of 1988
MARIO YZAGUIRRE of Brownsville was appointed to a six-year
term on the Board of Regents of The University of Texas
System by Governor Mark White in 1983.
He is the owner of Mario's Drug Store in Brownsville and
is also a Zapata County Rancher. He was an organizer of the
Brownsville National Bank, is former chairman of the Board of
Directors, and remains an active member of the Board.
Mr. Yzaguirre is a member of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Pharmaceutical Association, Texas Pharmaceutical Association,
American Pharmaceutical Association, and the National Association
of Retail Druggists.
He served on the Texas Industrial Commission, the Advisory
Council for Technical-Vocational Education of the State
of Texas, the Governor's Transition Committee, the Cameron
County Board of Health, and the Public Utilities Board of
the City of Brownsville. He has been a member of St. Joseph
Academy's Advisory Board since 1980.
A 1943 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin,
Mr. Yzaguirre has a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy.
He is a member of the U. T. Austin Ex-Students' Association.
Mr. Yzaguirre was born February 20, 1920, in Falcon.
He is married to Maria Enriqueta B. Yzaguirre and they have
Regent Yzaguirre is a veteran of World War II, having
served in the European Theatre. He is member of St. Mary's
Parish and Order of Alhambra Caravan #91.
last updated September 23, 1988