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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); caucused with the Republican Party; was not
a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008, but
was a successful candidate for Governor of Puerto Rico; Governor of Puerto
BibliographyLuis 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.