Raul Grijalva

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Birthday
19, 1948
Birthplace
Arizona
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
Arizona

About

Politician and member of the Democratic party who became the U.S. Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district in 2003.

Before Fame

He earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Arizona and was later elected to the Tucson Unified School District board.

Trivia

He was a leading candidate for Secretary of the Interior when President Obama was elected but ultimately was not appointed.

Family Life

His father was a migrant worker from Mexico who entered the United States in 1945 through the Bracero Program, a series of laws and diplomatic agreements between the US and Mexico, for the importation of temporary contract laborers from Mexico to the US.

Associated With

He blamed the assassination attempt on Gabrielle Giffords on the the violent rhetoric that had been used by Tea Party members.