Manuel Urbina II, PhD, JD

Title:  Curator, Founder
Company: Museo Urbina de Historia de Mexico
Location: Houston, TX United States



  • 33 Missionary trips to serve as an interpreter for medical doctors in the villages of Mexico
  • Cinco de Mayo Association Inc., Galveston County, Texas, founder (1976)
  • Cinco de Mayo Festival, Founder (organizer, 1974-2014)
  • Club Latino
  • COM AMIGOS, founder (1974)
  • Familias Unidas
  • Hispanic League of Galveston County
  • HOLA
  • Howard Payne University Alumni Association
  • Inter-American Chamber of Commerce
  • League of United Latin American Citizens
  • LULAC Council 255
  • Mexican Numismatic Society
  • Mexico American Student Association, College of the Mainland, Founder (faculty sponsor, 1974-2014)
  • National Reunion of Veterans of the Mexican Revolution (organizer, 1988)
  • Organizaciones Mexicanas de Texas City
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Houston Law Alumni Association
  • University of Texas Alumni Association


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who In America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1996-2008)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1995-2001)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (1996)
  • Named, Hispanic of the Year, Galveston County League of United Latin American Citizens (1982)
  • Named, Scholar Diplomat, United States Department of State (1979)
  • Grantee, National Endowment of the Humanities (1971-1972)
  • First book, “The Impart of the Texas Revolution on the Government Politics and Society of Mexico, 1836-1846,” is included in the National Archives of Washington, D.C. and Mexico City
  • Outstanding Leadership Diploma, U.S. Congress

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