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Blake Farenthold

AKA Randolph Blake Farenthold

Born: 12-Dec-1961
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Texas 27th

Attorney, radio talk show host, and web design entrepreneur elected to US Congress in 2010, succeeding Solomon Ortiz. Conservative Republican: anti-abortion rights, pro-gun rights, pro-offshore drilling. Ran pledging to work for debt reduction, strengthened border security, reduced business taxes and regulation, repeal of 2010 health care reform, and a moratorium on earmarks. Says climate change is a "scare tactic used by groups with a political agenda". Formerly owned the website

His grandmother, Frances Farenthold, was a liberal Texas legislator and ran unsuccessfully for Governor in 1972.

Father: Charles Franklin Wisdom (stepfather, b. 31-May-1932, d. 13-Apr-2000)
Mother: Mary Sue Ogg Wisdom
Sister: Sue Cleveland Farenthold McCauley
Wife: Debbie Farenthold (Registered Nurse, m. Feb-1986)
Daughter: Morgan Ann Farenthold
Daughter: Amanda Blake Farenthold

    High School: Incarnate Word Academy, Corpus Christi, TX
    University: BS Radio Television and Film, University of Texas at Austin (1985)
    Law School: JD, St. Mary's University Texas (1989)
    Administrator: Board Member, St. James Episcopal School, Corpus Christi, TX (1992-2000)

    US Congressman, Texas 27th (2011-)
    KEYS-KKTX, Corpus Christi Radio Co-Host, Lago in the Morning (1999-2010)
    Attorney in Private Practice (1997-2010)
    Farenthold Consulting LLC Founder & President (1997-2010)
    Kleberg Law Firm Attorney (1989-97)
    Austin Party Line President (1983-85)
    KSJL, San Antonio Disk Jockey (1982-83)
    KITY, Llano, TX Disk Jockey (1981-82)
    KITE, Victoria, TX Disk Jockey (1980-81)
    KZFM, Corpus Christie, TX Disk Jockey (1978-80)
    KRYS, Corpus Christie, TX Disk Jockey (1977-78)
    BFP Mobile Entertainment Owner (1976-1984)
    State Bar of Texas Board Member, Computer Section
    Global Warming Skeptics
    Risk Factors: Obesity

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