Solomon Chungalao Biography

Solomon Chungalao is a Filipino lawyer and politician. Currently, he is a congressman representing the lone legislative district of Ifugao Province. Previously, he was congressman of the same province for three consecutive terms from 2001 to 2010. In the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated the other candidates – incumbent governor Pedro Mayam-o, former governor Atty. Eugene Balitang, Former Kiangan Mayor Jonathan Cuyahon, and Timmy Mondiguing.

Personal Information
Birth Date: December 4, 1955 (Age 63)
Hometown –> Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines

Father –> Former Superintendent Rufino Chungalao of Mayoyao
Mother –> Cesarea Ramirez
Spouse – Grace Hora of Benguet
Children – 4

Elementary – Banaue Central School
High School – Mt. province General Comprehensive High School in Bontoc
College – Baguio Colleges Foundation, Now University of the Cordilleras (UC)
Course – AB Economics and History
Law School – Baguio Colleges Foundation
* Passed the bar in 1980

Political Career / Work Experiences
2001-2010, 2019-Present – Congressman
* In 2013 and 2016, he ran for congress but for both election years, he lost to then incumbent congressman Teodoro Baguilat Jr.
* In 2010, he ran for governor but lost to Atty. Eugene Balitang

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