Famous Hispanic

Sonia sotomSonia Sotomayor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sonia Maria Sotomayor is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Born: June 25, 1954 (age 60), The Bronx, New York City, NY Nationality: American Spouse: Kevin Noonan (m. 1976–1983) Books: My Beloved World Parents: Juan Sotomayor, Celina Báez Education: Yale Law School (1979), Princeton University (1976), Cardinal Spellman High School

First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice

On May 26, 2009, President Barack Obama announced Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court Justice. The nomination was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in August of 2009 by a vote of 68 to 31.Sotomayor, became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history.