Joe Moreno


Age: 40

Texas state representative who had been elected in November 1998 to represent a district in Houston and was serving his fourth term in the House, but who was involved for many years with the Harris County Tejano Democrats and the League of United Latin-American Citizens Council and was part of a group of lawmakers attempting to hit the petrochemical industry with fines and injunctions for hazardous air emissions.

Cause of Death: Car accident

Born: August 12, 1964

Died: May 6, 2005

La Grange, Texas