FORTUÑO, Luis G., (1960 - )


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FORTUÑO, Luis G., a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in San Juan, P.R., October 31, 1960; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1982; J.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1985; lawyer, private practice; executive director, Puerto Rico Tourism Company, 1993-1996; secretary, Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce, 1994-1996; elected as a New Progressive to the One Hundred Ninth Congress to a four-year term (January 3, 2005-January 3, 2009); not a candidate for reelection in 2008, but was a successful candidate for governor of Puerto Rico; Governor of Puerto Rico, 2009-2013.


Bibliography

”Luis G. Fortuño” in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.