ORTIZ, Solomon Porfirio, Congress, TX (1938)


ORTIZ, Solomon Porfirio, a Representative from Texas; born in Robstown, Nueces County, Tex., June 3, 1938; attended Robstown High School, Robstown, Tex.; attended Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Tex., 1965-1967; United States Army, 1960-1962; insurance agent; Nueces County, Tex., constable, 1965-1968; Nueces County, Tex., commissioner, 1969-1976; Nueces County, Tex., sheriff, 1976-1982; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-present).

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present