Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D)

Lawyer, State Government
A.A., Political Science, Laredo Community College, 1976; B.S., Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1978; J.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1981; M.B.A., International Trade, Texas A&M University, 1982; Ph.D., Government, University of Texas at Austin
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  • Cuellar previously ran his own law firm and was an adjunct professor in international commercial law at Texas A&M International University.

  • He served for 10 months as Texas secretary of state under Gov. Rick Perry; Cuellar earned a state pension of $38,596 in 2012.

  • His wife, Imelda, works for the Texas comptroller’s office as an enforcement officer.


  • Residential property in Laredo valued at $167,530


  • Cuellar's top campaign supporters in the last election cycle include Uni-Trade Forwarding, the USAA, Nu Tech Image and the GEO Group.