Lila Cockrell, the trailblazing former San Antonio mayor and first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died Thursday, August 29, at age 97.
After serving three terms on the San Antonio City Council and four terms as Mayor, Cockrell led organizations, conservancies and foundations forward on state and local initiatives to influence and improve public life.
- Ron Nirenberg, mayor of the City of San Antonio
- Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff
- Henry Cisneros, former San Antonio mayor
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*This interview was recorded on Thursday, August 29.