The Honorable Greg Abbott (R)

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Governor
(Governor's Office)

Entered Office: 01-20-2015 Term Ends: 01-2019

General Information

Home Town: Austin Birthdate: 11-13-1957 Spouse: Cecilia


Personal Information

The Honorable Greg Abbott (R) 12-31-2018

Spouse: Cecilia

Born November 13, 1957 in Wichita Falls, Texas; raised in Duncanville, Texas. B.B.A. Finance-University of Texas at Austin, 1981; J.D.-Vanderbilt University Law School, 1984. Practiced law with Butler & Binion-Houston, 1984-92. Judge 129th State District Court in Houston, 1992-96; Named “Trial Judge of the Year” by the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists. Texas Supreme Court Justice, 1996-2001. Named “Jurist of the Year” by Texas Review of Law & Politics and Appellate Specialists; and “Appellate Judge of the Year” from the Texas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. 50th Attorney General of Texas, December 2002-2014; Texas’ longest-serving Attorney General.

Other Offices Held

Chair (Preservation Board, State)
Chair (Bond Review Board, Texas)
Ex Officio Member (Education Board, Southern Regional)