Sylvester Turner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sylvester Turner
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 139th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1954-09-27) September 27, 1954 (age 59)
Political party Democratic
Residence Houston, Texas
Alma mater University of Houston
Harvard Law School
Website [1]

Sylvester Turner is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, serving since 1989. Turner attended the University of Houston and Harvard Law School.[1] Turner is considered a potential future Congressional candidate.[2] Turner ran for Mayor of Houston in 1991 and 2003, being defeated both times in the Democratic primary.[3]


  1. ^ "Rep. Sylvester Turner". Texas House of Representatives. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Livingston, Abby (27 March 2014). "In Lone Star State, High Hopes for Rising Democrats". Roll Call. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Groogan, Greg (1 March 2014). "Sylvester Turner eyes Houston Mayor job". Fox Houston. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 

External links[edit]