Castro, Julián

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Name
Castro, Julián Gender: M
born on 16 September 1974 at 02:40 (= 02:40 AM )
Place San Antonio, Texas, 29n25, 98w30
Timezone CDT h5w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Watson
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 23°04' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 25°55 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 22°28'



Julián Castro

Biography

American Democratic politician who was the youngest member of President Obama's Cabinet, serving as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017. From 2009 to 2014, Castro served as the mayor of his native San Antonio, Texas, until he was invited by U.S. President Barack Obama to join the Cabinet in Washington, DC.

Castro was mentioned as a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign. He is the twin brother of Congressman Joaquin Castro. On 12 January 2019, Castro launched his campaign for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 2020 in San Antonio. He dropped out of the presidential race on 2 January 2020.

In October 2018, Castro published his memoir, An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • sibling relationship with Castro, Joaquín (born 16 September 1974). Notes: Identical twin brothers

Events

  • Work : New Job 2001 (Elected to San Antonio City Council)
  • Work : Fired/Laid off/Quit 2005 (Defeated in campaign for Mayor of San Antonio)
  • Relationship : Marriage 2007 (Erica Lira)
  • Work : New Job 2009 (Elected Mayor of San Antonio)
  • Work : New Job 2014 (Appointed Secretary of HUD)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released October 2018 (Memoir, "An Unlikely Journey")
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Source Notes

Castro was asked about his twin brother in an NPR interview from July 16th 2016, found here: http://www.npr.org/2016/07/16/486031234/not-my-job-we-quiz-the-secretary-of-urban-development-on-urban-dictionary

"CASTRO: Yeah, so my brother Joaquin and I are twins. I am one minute older.

SAGAL: You're one minute older. Do you ever lord it over him?

CASTRO: I do. You know, every now and then, when we were growing up - I was born at 2:40 in the morning, and he was born at 2:41. So I would wake up at 2:39, and when it turned 2:40, I'd wake him up. And for a minute, I would brag that I was older than he was."

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Hispanic, Mexican)
  • Family : Childhood : Parent, Single or Step (Mother a big influence on his decision to be in politics)
  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Joaquín Castro is his identical twin)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Catholic)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Identical twin)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democratic)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("An Unlikely Journey")