| Lincoln Díaz-Balart |
|Born||Lincoln Rafael Díaz-Balart y Caballero|
|Alma mater||New College of Florida, Case Western Reserve University|
|Children||Lincoln Díaz-Balart Daniel Díaz-Balart|
Early life and education
Díaz-Balart was born in Havana, Cuba, to the late Cuban politician Rafael Díaz-Balart, who served as Majority Leader of the Cuban House of Representatives and Under-Secretary of Interior during the presidency of Fulgencio Batista, and Hilda Caballero Brunet. Rafael founded La Rosa Blanca (The White Rose), the first anti-Castro organization, in January 1959.
He was educated at the American School of Madrid in Madrid; New College of Florida; and Case Western Reserve University, from which he earned a law degree. He was involved in a Miami private practice for several years before holding elective office.
He was a sponsor of the Homeland Security Act.