ROS-LEHTINEN, Ileana

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ROS-LEHTINEN, Ileana
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1952–

Biography

ROS-LEHTINEN, Ileana, a Representative from Florida; born Ileana Ros in Havana, Cuba, July 15, 1952; A.A., Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, Fla., 1972; B.A., Florida International University, Miami, Fla., 1975; M.S., Florida International University, Miami, Fla., 1987; Ed.D., University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla., 2004; founder, Eastern Academy; member of the Florida state house of representatives, 1982-1986; member of the Florida state senate, 1986-1989; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Claude D. Pepper, and reelected to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (August 29, 1989-present); chair, Committee on Foreign Affairs (One Hundred Twelfth Congress).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1989, 2 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during the campaign of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for the 1989 U.S. congressional special election in Florida, Republican Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Fernández, Mayra. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Lawmaker (Beginning Biographies). Cleveland: Modern Curriculum Press, 1994.

"Ileana Ros-Lehtinen" 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.

"Ileana Ros-Lehtinen" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana. Current Human Rights Situation in Africa. Upland, Pa.: Diane Pub Company, 1996.

___. "Opinions of Members of the United States House of Representatives Regarding National Tests for 9th through 12 Grade Students." Ed. D. Diss., University of Miami, 2004.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs - Chair
    • The Middle East and North Africa - Chair
  • House Committee - Government Operations
  • House Committee - Government Reform
  • House Committee - Government Reform and Oversight
  • House Committee - International Relations
    • Africa - Chair
    • International Economic Policy and Trade - Chair
    • International Operations and Human Rights - Chair
    • The Middle East and Central Asia - Chair
  • House Committee - Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
  • House Committee - Rules
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