Rubén Hinojosa

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Democratic Texas

U.S. House (Texas 15)


Family: Wife: Martha Lopez; 5 Children: Rubén Jr., Laura, Iliana, Kaitlin, Karen

Born: 08/20/1940 Edcouch, TX

Home: Mercedes, Texas

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: MBA, University of Texas, Pan American-Edinburg, 1980 BBA, University of Texas, Austin, 1962 Attended, Texas A&I University

Profession: President/Chief Financial Officer, H and H Foods

Political: Democratic Regional Whip, United States House of Representatives, 1997-present Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1996-present Board of Regents, South Texas Community College, 1993-1996 State Board of Education, State of Texas, 1974-1984 Board of Education, Mercedes School, 1972-1974

Congressional Membership: Co-Founder, Financial Literacy and Economic Education Caucus, 2004 Chair, Commerce/International Relations Task Force for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Congressional Arts Caucus Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine Congressional Fire Services Caucus Congressional French Caucus Congressional Friends of Animals Congressional Hispanic Caucus Congressional Mental Health Caucus Founder, Congressional Rural Housing Caucus Congressional Savings and Ownership Caucus Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Congressional Victims Rights Caucus Congressional Vision Caucus Democratic Homeland Security Task Force Former Chair, Education Task Force for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus House Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education Caucus National Migrant Task Force New Democrat Coalition Rural Health Care Coalition Chair/Co-Founder, Rural Housing Caucus Water Caucus United States-China Working Group

Organization Membership: Boys and Girls Club Knapp Medical Hospital National Livestock and Meat Director, Southwestern Meat Packers Association Texas Beef Council Texas State Bar Valley Chamber of Commerce


Education and Labor

Financial Services

Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises

Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness