Tomás Torres Mercado was born on December 15, 1960, and passed away on October 22, 2015.
Tomas was a Mexican politician affiliated to the Ecologist Green Party of Mexico (PVEM) who is currently serving as Federal Diputy for the 2012-2015 period.
He was previously elected to serve as senator from 2006 to 2012.
Tomas served in the cabinet of Governor Ricardo Monreal; he also served as a federal deputy in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico during the LVIII Legislature.
He was expelled from the party in November 2010.
Tomas died on October 22, 2015 at the age of 54.