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Filemon Vela
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 34th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded by Constituency established
Personal details
Filemon Bartolome Vela Jr.

(1963-02-13) February 13, 1963 (age 59)
Harlingen, Texas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Rose Vela
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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