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also known as Anh Quang Cao

Lawyer , representative

Joseph Cao, former United States Representative from Louisiana, lawyer.


Cao, Joseph was born on March 13, 1967 in Saigon, South Vietnam. Son of My Quang Cao and Kang Thi Tran.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, Baylor University, 1990. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Fordham University, 1995. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, 2000.


Associate Waltzer & Associates. In-house counsel Boat People S.O.S., Inc. (BPSOS); private practice immigration law New Orleans, 2002—2009.

Member United States Congress from 2nd Louisiana District, 2009—2011, United States House Homeland Security Committee, 2009—2011, United States House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, 2009—2011, United States House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, 2009—2011. Teacher philosophy and ethics Loyola University.


Volunteer Boat People S.O.S., Inc. (BPSOS), board member, 1996—2002, MQVN Community Development Corporation. Member Board Elections for Orleans Parish, Republican Parish Executive Committee, State Republican Executive Committee.

At-large delegate Republican National Convention, 2008. Board member Mary Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church's Community Development Corporation. Member National Advisory Council to United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.


Married Hieu Kate Hoang. Children: Sophia, Betsy.

My Quang Cao

Kang Thi Tran

Hieu Kate Hoang

Sophia Cao

Betsy Cao