Facts of Cal Cunningham
|Full Name:||Cal Cunningham|
|Age:||50 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||August 06,1973|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
|Birth Place:||Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Elizabeth|
|Profession:||American attorney, politician|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Cal Cunningham is an American attorney, a politician, and also a retired military officer. Cal Cunningham has served as the North Carolina State Senator from the 23rd District from 2001 to 2003.
He is a member of the Democratic Party and was also a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserve.
What is Cal Cunningham Famous For?
- Is an American attorney and a politician
- Member of the Democratic party
Cal Cunningham: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity
Cal Cunningham was born James Calvin Cunningham on August 6th, 1973 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The attorney is currently 47 years old as of 2020. He has not revealed anything about his parents and siblings. Also, he has not disclosed anything about his childhood.
He attended the Lexington City Schools and Forsyth Country Day School where he graduated in 1991. Cunningham studied at Vanderbilt University before transferring to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He graduated from UNC in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree (with Honors) in Political Science and Philosophy. Cunningham received a Master’s of Science in Public Policy and Public Administration from the London School of Economics. He was awarded a law degree in 1999 from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Cunningham also studied government in Thun, Switzerland, business and finance at the Carolina Business Institute, and international law through the Duke University Asian American Transnational Law Institute in Hong Kong.
During the summer of 1993, Cunningham attended American University and interned on Capitol Hill for a subcommittee chaired by Senator Carl Levin.
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All About Cal Cunningham’s Career
At UNC-Chapel Hill, Cunningham was elected the Student Body President in 1995. He served ex officio on the Board of Trustees, the General Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Athletic Council, and the Board of Visitors.
During his tenure, Cunningham worked to allocate tuition funds for need-based financial aid, faculty pay, and the libraries. He supported campus transportation and safety, community service initiatives, and an overhaul of campus dining.
During law school, Cunningham served as Chief Justice of the Student Supreme Court. He held the position for two terms and published the first report of the Court’s cases.
Cunningham was commissioned in the Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General’s Corps in 2002 and has been mobilized for two active duty tours. In the Reserve, he serves with an airborne unit at Fort Bragg (North Carolina).
In 2005, Cunningham also served with XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. He prosecuted felony and misdemeanor crimes committed on the Fort Bragg military reservation
After he had campaigned for the United States Senate in the 2010 election. He became the Democratic nominee in the 2020 election. The U.S attorney apologized for sending romantic text messages to a woman who wasn’t his wife. The disclosure of the information was thought that could shake up his bid for the North Carolina Senate to sit in a few weeks.
For his service in Iraq, Cunningham was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service. In 2009, he received the General Douglas MacArthur Award for Leadership.
In 2007, Cunningham was selected for a Marshall Memorial Fellowship and traveled to Belgium, France, Italy, Denmark, and Poland to meet with government and civic leaders about Trans-Atlantic security, combating Islamic extremism and terrorism.
Moreover, For his military service, Cunningham has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (3x), the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (2x), the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” Device (2x) and the Parachutist Badge.
Cal Cunningham: Net Worth (2020)
He might have earned a huge sum of money from his career but it is still under review.
Is Cal Cunningham married? Wife, Children, Marriage
Cunningham lives in Lexington with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children, Caroline (born 2002) and Will (born 2003). In 2007, Cunningham and his wife ran their fifth marathon together in Lake Tahoe. They have a golden retriever named Davidson.
Rumors and Controversies
In October 2020, it was reported that Cunningham had exchanged sexually suggestive messages with a married woman who was not his wife. Cunningham confirmed the texts were authentic and apologized for his behavior.
The woman confirmed that she had a consensual physical relationship with Cunningham in 2020. The Army Reserve started an investigation into Cunningham.
Cal Cunningham: Height, Weight, Eye Color
Cal has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes but his exact height, weight, etc. are under review.
Is Cal Cunningham active on social media?
Cal has around 8k followers on Instagram, around 19k followers on Twitter, and around 20k followers on Facebook.