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Texas Leadership Hall Of Fame

Mayor Julian Castro

2014 Outstanding Local Leader

A San Antonio native, Mayor Julián Castro is the youngest mayor of a Top 50 American city. First elected on May 9, 2009, Mayor Castro was handily re-elected to a third term in 2013. Throughout his tenure, Mayor Castro has focused on attracting well-paying jobs in 21st century industries, positioning San Antonio to be a leader in the New Energy Economy and raising educational attainment across the spectrum.In late 2010, Time magazine placed him on its “40 under 40” list of rising stars in American politics.