Daily Archives: October 17, 2017

Mayor Brand Statement on the Passing of Ambassador Phillip Sanchez

Posted: October 17, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the passing of former U.S. Ambassador Phillip V. Sanchez: “Fresno has lost another giant.  Phillip Sanchez served as the highest-ranking Hispanic official for three U.S. Presidents, as Ambassador to both Honduras and Colombia, and as Assistant Director in the Office of Economic Opportunity.  He rose from poverty, […]