Personal Profile

Full Name Eddie Lucio III
Age 38
Hometown Brownsville
Race Hispanic
Occupation Attorney
Education B.B.A., J.D., The University of Texas at Austin.
Spouse: Jaime

Eddie Lucio III is the representative of Texas’ House District 38, first elected in 2006. The district includes Cameron County.

Lucio is serving as the vice chair of the Calendars Committee. He also sits on the Land & Resource Management and the Natural Resources committees. He previously served on the Special Purpose Districts and Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility committees.

His legislative accomplishments include the push for a medical school in South Texas, establishing the Medicaid Buy-In Program, expanding insurance coverage for children with autism, providing college credit for military service and establishing energy efficiency standards for state facilities.

Lucio works as a Brownsville attorney. He attended Texas Tech University on an athletic scholarship and later received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2005, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law.

Lucio and his wife, Jaime Barrera Lucio, have a daughter Olivia Rose. Lucio was born and raised in Brownsville. He is the son of State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr., who represents District 27.

Information in this bio was provided by Lucio's office.
Last updated: March 22, 2015.