Henry Cuellar Family and Net Worth – Henry Cuellar is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. representative know all about him in this article.
|Date of Birth
( Birthday )
|19 September 1955|
|Age ( As per 2022 )||66 years|
|Place of Birth||Laredo, Texas, United States|
|Spouse / Partner||Imelda Cuellar|
|Children||Catherine Ann Cuellar, Christina Alexandra Cuellar|
|Father||Martin S. Cuellar|
|Siblings||Martin Cuellar, Rosie Cuellar-Castillo|
|Education||Buenos Aires Elementary School
Laredo Community College
|Professional Career||United States Representative|
Henry Cuellar is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Texas’s 28th congressional district since 2005. A member of the Democratic Party, he is a moderate and considered one of the most conservative representatives in the Democratic caucus.His district extends from the Rio Grande to San Antonio’s suburbs.
Henry Cuellar Family and Parents
Cuellar was born in Laredo, the county seat of Webb County in South Texas, where he has resided most of his life. His Mexican-American parents, Martin Siller Cuellar Sr. and the former Odilia Perez a native of Zapata, Texas, traveled as far north as Idaho each year doing migrant labor until Martin found work as a gardener and ranch manager.Henry is the oldest of the Cuellars’ children. His brother, Martin, Jr., is the sheriff of Webb County, first elected in 2008 over the incumbent, Rick Flores. A sister, Rosie Cuellar-Castillo, is the Laredo municipal judge, having won a nonpartisan runoff election on December 11, 2010.
Henry Cuellar Education
Cuellar attended Buenos Aires Elementary School, where he became an avid reader, and graduated in 1973 from J. W. Nixon High School, a classmate of future Webb County District Attorney Joe Rubio, Jr. He received an associate of arts degree from Laredo Community College where he later taught courses in government. He then attended the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in foreign service. He also holds a master’s degree in international trade from from Texas A&M International University in Laredo, a juris doctor from the University of Texas School of Law, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Henry Cuellar Wife and Children
Henry Cuellar married with his beautiful wife wife Imelda.The Couple have two children together.
Henry Cuellar Net Worth
Henry Cuellar has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million- $2 Million in 2022.He is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. representative.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$1 Million- $2 Million|
|Income Source||United States Representative|
|Annual Income / Salary||Under Review|
Henry Cuellar Career
Cuellar opened his own law firm in Laredo in 1981, and became a licensed customs broker in 1983. From 1984 to 1986 he taught at Texas A&M International University as an adjunct professor of international commercial law.
Cuellar was a member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1987 to 2001, representing most of Laredo. During his 14 years as a state representative, he served in leadership positions on the House Appropriations, Higher Education, and Calendar committees. He also served on several national legislative committees dealing with state budgets, the U.S.–Mexico border and international trade.
In 2001, Governor Rick Perry appointed Cuellar to be Secretary of State of Texas. He served in the office for just over nine months until his resignation, after which Geoff Connor held the position in an acting capacity.As of 2021, Cuellar is the last Democrat to have served as Secretary of State of Texas.
In 2002, Cuellar was the Democratic nominee for the House of Representatives in Texas’s 23rd congressional district. He lost to five-term incumbent Republican Henry Bonilla 52%–47% in the closest race Bonilla had faced to that date. Bonilla was unseated in 2006 in the revised 23rd district by Democrat Ciro Rodriguez.
On January 11, 2019, the progressive organization Justice Democrats, which supported U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s successful 2018 primary campaign in New York City, announced that it was seeking a primary challenger against Cuellar in the Democratic primary scheduled for March 4, 2020.On July 13, 2019, Justice Democrats announced its support for Jessica Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration and human rights attorney from Laredo who had announced a primary campaign against Cuellar.