Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Representative  Victor Manuel "Vic" Torres, Jr.

District 48

Capitol Office
1302 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5048

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District Office
Suite 16
5449 South Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32822-1778
Phone: (407) 730-3422

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Legislative Assistant:
Kamia Brown

District Secretary:
Alexandria Ayala

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Orlando

Occupation:  NYC Transit Police Detective (Ret); Marion County School Bus Driver (Ret); Lynx Bus Driver (Ret)

Spouse:  Carmen L. Torres of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Child(ren):  Yvonne Torres, Victor Torres III, Justin Torres, Amy Mercado, Melony Marcella

Grandchild(ren):  Evan, Eliza, Jeremy, Jaslene, Rebekah, Aaron, Carin, Aiden

Education:  Harren High School, New York, New York, General Diploma, 1962-1966; John Jay College, 1972-1973

Born:  New York, NY

Military:  United States Marine Corps, 1966-1970; Good Conduct Medal, Stationed in Okinawa, Japan, Rank of Sergeant

Moved to Florida:  1993

Religious Affiliation:  Episcopal

Recreational Interest:  softball, traveling

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012, reelected subsequently

Democratic Deputy Whip, 2014-2016


ATU-Latino Caucus, Southeast Regional Representative

Central Florida Labor Council (AFL-CIO), Trustee

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Vice Chair, 2010, current member

Orange County Democratic Executive Committee

Florida Voters League, Inc., past member

New York City Transit Police, Detectives' Endowment Association, 2nd Vice President, past member

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