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REYES, Silvestre, a Representative from Texas; born in Canutillo, El Paso County,
Tex., November 10, 1944; graduated from Canutillo High School, Canutillo, Tex.,
1964; associate degree, El Paso Community College, El Paso, Tex., 1976;
attended University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1964-1965; attended University of
Texas, El Paso, Tex., 1965-1966; United States Army, 1966-1968; Immigration and
Naturalization Service, 1969-1995; member of the Canutillo, Tex., school board,
1968-1969; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the seven
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2013); chair, Permanent
Select Committee on Intelligence (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh
Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred
Thirteenth Congress in 2012.
BibliographySilvestre Reyes 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.