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Blake Farenthold's Biography

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Full Name:

Blake R. Farenthold

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Debbie; 2 Children: Morgan, Amanda

Birth Date:

12/12/1962

Birth Place:

Corpus Christi, TX

Home City:

Corpus Christi, TX

Religion:

Episcopalian

JD, Saint Mary's University School of Law, 1989

BS, Radio/Television/Film, University of Texas, Austin, 1985

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 27, 2011-2018

Member, Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus

Member, Congressional Aluminum Caucus

Member, Congressional Automotive Caucus

Member, Congressional Boating Caucus

Member, Congressional Caucus on Community Health Centers

Member, Congressional Caucus on Intellectual Property Promotion and Piracy Prevention

Member, Congressional Caucus on Unmanned Systems

Member, Congressional Creative Rights Caucus

Member, Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus

Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus

Member, Congressional High Technology Caucus

Member, Congressional Home Protection Caucus

Member, Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus

Member, Congressional Internet Caucus

Member, Congressional Israel Allies Caucus

Member, Congressional Joint Strike Fighter Caucus

Member, Congressional Media Fairness Caucus

Member, Congressional Natural Gas Caucus

Member, Congressional Navy and Marine Corps Caucus

Member, Congressional Ports Caucus

Member, Congressional Refinery Caucus

Member, Congressional Southwest Border Caucus

Member, Congressional STEAM Caucus

Member, Congressional Taiwan Caucus

Member, Congressional Travel & Tourism Caucus

Member, Fourth Amendment Caucus

Member, House General Aviation Caucus

Member, House Military Depot and Industrial Facilities Caucus

Member, House Tea Party Caucus

Founder, I-69 Caucus

Member, I-69 Caucus

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, United States House of Representatives

Founder, Liquified Natural Gas Export Caucus

Member, Liquified Natural Gas Export Caucus

Former Member, Oversight and Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Aviation, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Information Technology, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, United States House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on the Interior, United States House of Representatives

Founder, Texas Maritime Caucus

Member, Texas Maritime Caucus

Former Member, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, United States House of Representatives

Member, United States - Mexico Friendship Caucus

Chair, Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment, United States House of Representatives, 2017-2018

President/Owner/Operator, Farenthold Consulting, Limited Liability Company, 1997-2010

Talk Show Contributor, Lago in the Morning, 1999-2010

Attorney, Law Offices of Blake Farenthold, 1997-2010

Attorney, The Kleberg Law Firm, 1989-1997

President, Austin Party Line, 1983-1985

Owner, BFP Mobile Entertainment, 1976-1984

Disk Jockey, KSJL, 1982

Disk Jockey, KITY, 1981

Disk Jockey, KITE, 1980

Disk Jockey, KZFM, 1978-1980

Disk Jockey, KRYS-AM, 1977-1978

Basketball Referee

Former Member, Board, Art Museum of South Texas

Former Member, Board, Texas State Aquarium

Former Electronic Publications Editor, Computer Section, State Bar of Texas

Former Board Member, Computer Section, State Bar of Texas

Former Treasurer, Corpus Christi Lawyer Magazine

Former Editorial Board Member, Corpus Christi Lawyer Magazine

Technical Volunteer, Senior Citizens

Member, State Bar of Texas

Volunteer Computer Instructor, 1999-2010

Leadership Team, Social Media Club, Corpus Christi, 2009-2010

Board Member, Saint James Episcopal School, 1992-2000

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