Fiorello Henry La Guardia, December 11, 1882 – September 20, 1947 was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1945. He was popularly known as “the Little Flower. A Republican, he was a popular mayor and a strong supporter of the New Deal. La Guardia led New York’s recovery during the Great Depression and became a national figure, serving as President Roosevelt’s director of civilian defense during the run-up to the United States joining the Second World War
Maribel Fernández Guardia is a Costa Rican actress, who works and lives in Mexico. Guardia was elected Miss Costa Rica in 1978, going on to represent her birth country at the Miss World and Miss Universe contests.