Henry Cuellar

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Democratic Texas

U.S. House (Texas 28)


Family: Wife: Imelda; 2 Children: Christina Alexandra, Catherine Ann

Born: 09/19/1955 Laredo, TX

Home: Laredo, Texas

Religion: Catholic

Education: PhD, Government, University of Texas, Austin, 1998 MBA, International Trade, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University, 1982 JD, University of Texas, Austin, 1981 BS, Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1978 AA, Political Science, Laredo Community College, 1976

Profession: Licensed United States Customs Broker, 1983-present Attorney, Law Office of Henry Cuellar, 1981-present Adjunct Professor, International Commercial Law, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical International University, 1984-1986 Instructor, Department of Government, Laredo Community College, 1982-1986 Arbitrator/Mediator Businessman

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2004-present Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 23, 2002 Secretary of State, State of Texas, 2001 Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1987-2001 Texas Delegate, National Democratic Convention, 1992 Sustaining Member, Texas Democratic Party, 1984

Organization Membership: Board of Advisors, Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy, University of Texas Law School, 2002 Texas Lyceum, 1997 Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 1994 Member, International Trade Association, Laredo State University, 1988 Legal Advisor, American GI, Local Chapter, 1986-1987 Advisory Board Member, Stop Child Abuse and Neglect, 1984 President, Laredo Young Lawyers Association, 1983-1984 President, Board of Directors, Laredo Legal Aid Society, Incorporated, 1982-1984 Board of Directors, Kiwanis Club of Laredo, 1982-1983 Co-Founder/President, Laredo Volunteer Lawyers Program, Incorporated, 1982-1983 Co-Founder/Treasurer, Stop Child Abuse and Neglect, 1982-1983 Board of Directors, United Way, 1982-1983 Member, American Bar Association Member, Inter-American Bar Association President, Board of Directors, International Good Neighbor Council Member, Texas State Bar Association Member, Webb County/Laredo Bar Association



Homeland Security

Oversight and Government Reform

Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism

Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition, and Forestry

Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response

Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement

Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops, and Foreign Agriculture