William Silveira Jr. Interview
William Silveira Jr. was born in the Central Valley. His grandparents were immigrants from the island of São Jorge in the Azores. For several years he was a very successful attorney, he became a judge in the Tulare County Superior Court where he did groundbreaking work in the juvenile sector and was instrumental in continuing with the sister-city relationship between the city of Tulare and Angra do Heroísmo in the Azores. He has researched and written about the Portuguese-American presence in Tulare County.