Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Records at the McGovern Historical Center
Born and educated in Mexico, Hesiquio Rodriguez resided in Rio Grande City, Texas. Starr County leaders wrote letters on his behalf stressing the "extreme need" for doctors in their underserved part of the Rio Grande Valley. One of these recommendation letters include a petition of support signed by county residents. His file also includes his application, a photograph and extensive correspondence relating to his qualifications.
Texas Board of Medical Examiners records; IC 058; box 75, folder 27, McGovern Historical Center, TMC Library