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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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