Emilio Nicolas Sr.

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Emilio Nicholas Sr.
Born(1930-10-27)27 October 1930
Died12 October 2019(2019-10-12) (aged 88)
Alma materSt. Mary's University, Texas (B.S.)
Trinity University (M.S.)
Known forFounding KWEX-TV

Emilio Nicolas Sr. (27 October 1930[1] – 12 October 2019)[2] was a Mexican-American businessman. He worked with helping to create one of the earliest Spanish-language television stations in the United States. Nicolas created KWEX-TV in San Antonio, which became the cornerstone of the network that would later become Univision.[3]

Nicolas Sr. died at his San Antonio, Texas home on 12 October 2019 from problems caused by progressive supranuclear palsy, aged 88.[4]

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  1. ":: SINTV :: Spanish International Network Television :: Raoul A. Cortez". www.sintv.org.
  2. "Univision Founding Pioneer Emilio Nicolás Sr Dies At 88". October 12, 2019.
  3. Gonzalez, Charles (July 25, 2005). "Honoring Emilio Nicholas, Sr" (PDF). Congressional Record. Extension of Remarks - Part 1: E1600.
  4. "Emilio Nicolas Sr., 88, a Creator of Univision, Dies". The New York Times. 25 October 2019.