Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
FORTUÑO, Luis G. (1960-)

FORTUÑO, LUIS G., a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in San Juan, P.R., October 31, 1960; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1982; J.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1985; lawyer, private practice; executive director, Puerto Rico Tourism Company, 1993-1996; secretary, Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce, 1994-1996; elected as a New Progressive to the One Hundred Ninth Congress to a four-year term (January 3, 2005-January 3, 2009); caucused with the Republican Party; was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008, but was a successful candidate for Governor of Puerto Rico; Governor of Puerto Rico, 2009-2013.

University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Papers: In the George Ervin (Sonny) Perdue Official Papers, 2002-2011, 449 linear feet.
Persons represented include Luis Fortuno.

  • "Luis G. Fortu?o" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.