Rubén Hinojosa

Former Representative from Texas's 15th Congressional District

Rubén Hinojosa

Rubén Hinojosa

Former Representative from Texas's 15th Congressional District

Biography

HINOJOSA, Rubén, a Representative from Texas; born in Edcouch, Hidalgo County, Tex., August 20, 1940; attended Mercedes High School, Mercedes, Tex.; B.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1962; M.B.A., University of Texas-Pan America, Edinburg, Tex., 1980; business executive; Texas state board of education, 1974-1984; adjunct professor, University of Texas-Pan American School of Business, Edinburg, Tex.; chairman, board of South Texas Community College for Hidalgo and Starr Counties, Tex., 1993-1996; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).

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Career Highlights

H & H Foods, Inc.

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283

Primary Location

Washington, DC, United States

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

08/20/1940 - Edcouch, TX

Age

80

Number of Awards

2

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Representative from California's 38th Congressional District

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Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 16th District, Jim Costa

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Representative from Arizona's 3rd Congressional District

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Representative from California's 32nd Congressional District

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Delegate at Office of the Delegate from Northern Mariana Islands, Gregorio Sablan

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Former Representative from New York's 15th Congressional District

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Vice President-Sales & Marketing at H&H Meat Products, Inc.

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Representative from California's 40th Congressional District

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Council at National Museum of American History

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Former Representative from Texas's 15th Congressional District
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Vice President-Sales & Marketing at H&H Meat Products, Inc.

H&H Meat Products, Inc. produces processed beef and pork products. The company offers steaks and boxed beef, fresh & frozen beef patties, and fully cooked charbroiled and breaded products. It was founded by Salvador Hinojosa in 1947 and is located in Mercedes, TX.

Spouse

FOR THE BENEFIT AND SUPPORT OF DRISCOLL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

Education
B.B.A.
Class of 1962

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Career History
Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior - 2017

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC, that provides leadership development programs and educational services to students and young emerging Latino leaders. Marco A. Davis is currently the CEO of the firm.The company says this about itself: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) leadership development organization in the country that educates, empowers, and connects Latino youth by providing leadership development programs and educational services. The nonprofit was established in 1978 by Hispanic Members of Congress to ensure a diverse and inclusive leadership pipeline. CHCI is comprised of Hispanic/Latino Members of Congress, community leaders, and corporate executives guiding the institution’s mission forward. CHCI directly impacts the lives of more than 1,700 students and young professionals each year through its fellowships, congressional internships, and the R2L NextGen high school program.

Founding Chairman of the Board of Trustees
1993 - 1996

South Texas College in McAllen, Texas, offers professional and academic associate's degrees as well as special academic programs. Class schedules are also flexible, so that students may attend when it's most convenient for them. South Texas awards associate's degrees in professional fields like: * Automotive Technology * Culinary Arts * Nursing * Physical Therapy Assisting * Respiratory Therapy Students may also earn an associate's degree in such academic and arts-oriented disciplines as: * Anthropology * Drama * English * Foreign Languages * Sociology South Texas College also offers Academic Excellence programs. Students who enroll in an Academic Excellence program gain professional work experience through community service and internships. They also get to attend national conferences and receive additional scholarship support. South Texas College offers classes during the day, in the evening and on weekends for maximum flexibility. Students may also attend classes during the summer. To gain admission to South Texas College, applicants must submit an admissions application and transcripts. The admissions department may also require certain applicants to take a placement exam. South Texas College offers financial aid through work-study, scholarships and emergency student loans. Financial aid is generally need-based, but South Texas College offers scholarships for academic merit as well.

Chair, International Relations Task Force
Prior

American Legislative Exchange Council, Inc. is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC, that operates as a voluntary membership organization of state legislators dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism. Lisa B. Nelson has been the CEO since 2014.The company says this about itself: The American Legislative Exchange Council is the largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators in the United States. The Council is governed by state legislators who comprise the Board of Directors and is advised by the Private Enterprise Advisory Council, a group of private, foundation and think tank members.

Member, Board of Education
1974 - 1984

State of Texas operates as a regional level government authority. It offers vehicle registration renewal, driver records, driver license/ID/renewal/replacement, license to carry a handgun, vital records, and commissary purchase and deposit. The company is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,001 - $10K
2012

William J. Clinton Foundation works to alleviate poverty, improve global health, strengthen economies, and protects the environment, by fostering partnerships among governments, businesses, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and private citizens. The foundation focuses on worldwide issues that demand urgent action, solutions, and measurable results - global climate change, HIV/AIDS in the developing world, childhood obesity & economic opportunity in the United States, and economic development in Africa and Latin America.

N/A
2009

William J. Clinton Foundation works to alleviate poverty, improve global health, strengthen economies, and protects the environment, by fostering partnerships among governments, businesses, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and private citizens. The foundation focuses on worldwide issues that demand urgent action, solutions, and measurable results - global climate change, HIV/AIDS in the developing world, childhood obesity & economic opportunity in the United States, and economic development in Africa and Latin America.

Political Donations
$1,000
1994

Former Second Lieutenant, Thirty-Seventh Division Artillery at United States Army

Political Donations Received
$500
2014
$1,000
2013
$1,000
2013
Awards & Honors
2012
Hispanic Business - 50 Influentials
2007
The American Chemical Society - Public Service Award
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