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Rep. Cunningham, Charles

District 127


Capitol Address:

Room E2.402

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0520

District Address:

7702 FM 1960 East, Suite 370B

Humble, Texas 77346

Counties Represented:

Harris (part)



State Representative Charles Cunningham was born in Artesia, New Mexico. Following high school, Charles enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving as a Systems Operator. After serving his country, he attended and graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, graduating with a B.A.S.

With Charles' background as a wire systems operator, he began working at Houston Lighting & Power (HL&P), which later became CenterPoint Energy, where he worked his way up to Account Distribution Consultant until his retirement in 2022. During his time at CenterPoint, Charles was elected in 2007 to serve on the Humble ISD Board of Trustees, where he served for a total of 12 years. In 2019, Charles was appointed to the Humble City Council to fill in a vacancy and was subsequently elected in 2021, where he served until 2022.

Residing in Humble and House District 127 for over 3 decades, Charles has been active in several community organizations and events, including:

• Humble Area Assistance Ministries - President
• Northshire III HOA - Director
• CenterPoint Energy United Way - Department Past Chairman
• IEBW Credit Union - Board Member
• Gulf Coast Area Association of School Boards - Past President
• Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce - Vice-Chairman of Government Affairs
• Kingwood Hospital Advisory - Board Member
• Boys Scout of America - District Finance Chairman.

Charles was elected in 2022 to represent HD 127, which includes Humble, Kingwood, and Atascocita. Living in the district for over 40 years, Charles understands what issues are most important to the constituents; flood mitigation/control, public education, and public safety. Charles is staunchly pro-life, pro-God, and pro-Second Amendment. For the 88th Legislative Session, Speaker Dade Phelan appointed Charles to serve on 3 committees: Public Education, Redistricting and Urban Affairs.

Charles lives in Humble with his wife of 39 years, Stella, who is a retired educator. They have 4 children and 9 grandchildren. Charles is a deacon at St. Marks Missionary Baptist Church.


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