Alderman - 8th Ward
A proud U.S. naturalized citizen born in Mexico City, Edgar Garcia moved to Baltimore, Maryland with his family following devastating earthquakes in 1985. In 1986, his family moved to Cicero, then Berwyn, where Edgar graduated from Morton East High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He married his wife Winnie in 1999 at St. Mary of Celle Church, where they are still parishioners. In 2003, they returned to Berwyn to raise a family. Edgar and Winnie have three children, all of whom attended Jefferson Elementary School.
Edgar is a proud member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT). He continues to practice his craft to this day. He has held several positions as an officer at his Local Union. He is currently the treasurer of IUPAT Local Union #180 and is also their delegate to IUPAT District Council #14.