Nydia Velazquez is a native of the United States. This politician affiliated with the Democratic Party won the election to represent New York’s twelfth congressional district in the United States House of Representatives in 1993. She was elected to this position in 1993 and served in it for a total of twenty years until being re-elected in 2013 to represent her state’s seventh congressional district in Congress. Born on March 28, 1953, Nydia Velazquez hails from Puerto Rico, United States. As in 2024, Nydia Velazquez's age is 70 years. Check below for more deets about Nydia Velazquez. This page will put a light upon the Nydia Velazquez bio, wiki, age, birthday, family details, dating, trivia, photos, lesser-known facts, and more.
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|March 28, 1953
|Puerto Rico, United States
|Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, United States
Nydia Velazquez Family
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Nydia Velazquez Trivia
- Nydia Velazquez was born in Puerto Rico, United States.
- Nydia Velazquez’s birth sign is Aries.
- She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras while she was in the middle of her teens. She then went on to acquire her master’s degree in political science from New York University. She became a member of the New York City Council in 1983, which marked the beginning of her career in politics.
- She was the first woman of Puerto Rican descent to be elected to the House of Representatives in the United States, and she went on to lead the Congressional Hispanic Caucus for a number of years.
- She and her eight siblings all spent their childhood in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, where their sugar cane farmer and political activist parents raised them. She eventually met and wed Paul Bader after relocating to the United States.