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Profile of Mel Martinez


Former Secretary of H.U.D. Mel Martinez

Official Web Site: http://www.hud.gov


Hometown:    Orlando, FL

Previous Occupation:   During his 25 years of law practice in Orlando, he was very involved in community activities.

Previous Office:    Served as the Chairman of Orange County, Florida, an elected post. Served as Chairman of Governor Jeb Bush's Growth Management Study Commission.

Education:    Martinez graduated from Florida State University College of Law in 1973.

Birthplace:    Cuba

Spouse:    He and his wife Kitty live in Orlando and have three children.

Interests:    In 1962, at age 15, Mel Martinez left his Cuban homeland. Alone and speaking virtually no English, he was taken in by foster families until he was reunited with his family in Orlando in 1966.


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