Joaquín Castro

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Joaquín Castro
Joaquin Castro, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 20th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded byCharlie Gonzalez
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 125th district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 14, 2013
Preceded byArt Reyna
Succeeded byJustin Rodriguez
Personal details
Born (1974-09-16) September 16, 1974 (age 48)
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
RelationsJulian Castro (twin brother)
ChildrenOne daughter & one son
ParentsMaria "Rosie" Castro
Jessie Guzman
Alma materStanford University (B.A.)
Harvard Law School (J.D.)
WebsiteHouse website

Joaquín Castro (born September 16, 1974)[1] is an American politician. He has served in the United States House of Representatives for Texas's 20th congressional district since 2013.

Julián Castro was the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Cabinet of President Barack Obama and is a candidate for President in the 2020 election.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Project Vote Smart - Representative Joaquin Castro - Biography
  2. Gillman, Todd J (25 July 2014). "Julián Castro to take office Monday as Housing Secretary". Dallas Morning News. Archived from the original on 29 May 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2016.

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