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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 34th district
January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
Filemon Bartolome Vela Jr.
February 13, 1963
Harlingen, Texas, U.S.
|Relatives||Blanca Vela (mother)
Filemon Vela Sr. (father)
|Education||Georgetown University (BA)
University of Texas at Austin (JD)
Filemón Bartolomé Vela Jr. / / (born February 13, 1963) is an American lawyer and politician. He has been the U.S. Representative for TX's 34th congressional district since 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
He served as an intern in Congressman Solomon P Ortiz’s Washington, D.C. office. Vela earned his J.D. from University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 1987.
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