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TEJEDA, Frank, a Representative from Texas; born in San Antonio, Tex., October 2,
1945; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1963-1967; B.A., St. Marys
University, 1970; J.D., University of California School of Law, Berkeley, 1974;
M.P.A., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1980; LL.M.,
Yale University School of Law, 1989; admitted to the bar in 1974 and commenced
the practice of law; Texas State representative, 1977-1987; Texas State
senator, 1987-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the
two succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1993 until his death on
January 30, 1997; posthumously awarded the Silver Star.
BibliographyFrank Tejeda 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.