TEJEDA, Frank, (1945 - 1997)


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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. Mary’s 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.


Bibliography

”Frank 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.