|Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 139th district
|Born||September 27, 1954|
|Alma mater||University of Houston
Harvard Law School
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. Turner is considered a potential future Congressional candidate. Turner ran for Mayor of Houston in 1991 and 2003, being defeated both times in the Democratic primary.
- "Rep. Sylvester Turner". Texas House of Representatives. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- Livingston, Abby (27 March 2014). "In Lone Star State, High Hopes for Rising Democrats". Roll Call. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- Groogan, Greg (1 March 2014). "Sylvester Turner eyes Houston Mayor job". Fox Houston. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
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