GALLEGO, Pete P., (1961 - )

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

GALLEGO, Pete P., a Representative from Texas; born in Alpine, Brewster County, Tex., December 2, 1961; graduated from Alpine High School, Alpine, Tex., 1980; B.A., Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Tex., 1982; J.D., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1985; lawyer; assistant attorney general, Office of the Attorney General, State of Texas, 1986-1989; member of the Texas state house of representatives, 1991-2012; chairman, Texas state house of representatives Democratic caucus, 1991-2001; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-January 3, 2015); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016.