(Information courtesy of the U.S. Department of State)
Tom Tancredo is a member of the House of Representatives from Colorado. He previously served in the Colorado Legislature and worked as a schoolteacher. He is vocal in his support of the right to bear arms and his opposition to amnesty for illegal immigrants. He vows to eliminate social benefits and job prospects for illegal immigrants.
Tancredo was born December 29, 1945, in Denver. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado. He and his wife, Jackie, have two sons and five grandsons.