Joaquín Castro

by follers on March 6, 2016

Place of Birth: San Antonio, Bexar, Texas

Date of Birth: September 16, 1974

Ethnicity: Mexican

Joaquin Castro is an American politician. A Democrat, he has served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas, since January 3, 2013.

Joaquin is the son of Maria Del Rosario Castro and Jessie Guzman. His identical twin brother is politician Julián Castro.

Joaquin’s maternal grandmother was Victoria Manuela Castro (the daughter of Victoriano Castro and Anastacia Alvarado). Victoria was born in San Pedro, Coahuila, Mexico.

Sources: Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak on Joaquin’s family history –

Genealogy of Joaquin Castro (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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