Hilda G. Tagle is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.Early life and education Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Her last name is of Spanish and Arabic origins. Hilda was raised in a small South Texas town called Robstown. Of five children, Tagle was the eldest. Hilda has four younger brothers who currently reside in Corpus Christi. She was raised Catholic by her mother and attended church with her mother on a regular basis. She enjoyed reading books at an early age and spent most of her time in the local library. Her advanced reading skills allowed her to skip the second grade. Hilda's mother encouraged her to become a licensed beautician at the age of sixteen. Hilda never worked as a beautician. Her desire was to attend and excel in college. In 1965, she enrolled at Del Mar College after she graduated from high school. She received her Associate's of Art degree in 1967. Two years later she received a Bachelor of Arts degree from East Texas State University where she decided to become a full-time librarian. Her passion for reading helped her decide her career decision. After graduating from East Texas, she decided to move to North Texas and start graduate school there. She received a Master of Science from North Texas State University in 1971, and worked as a professor at a Jesuit school in Houston Texas. In the summer 1975, she decided to attend law school and began studying at the University of Texas in Austin. She finished law school in twenty-seven months graduating in 1977.Source: Wikipedia
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