Heherson Alvarez

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The Honourable
Heherson T. Alvarez
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Isabela's Fourth District
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2001
Preceded by Antonio M. Abaya
Succeeded by Antonio M. Abaya
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1998
Secretary of Agrarian Reform
In office
February 7, 1987 – March 7, 1987
Preceded by Post Created
Succeeded by Vacant[1]Post later held by Philip E. Juico
Minister of Agrarian Reform
In office
May 1, 1986 – February 7, 1987
President Corazon Aquino
Preceded by Conrado F. Estrella
Succeeded by Post Abolished
Personal details
Born Heherson Turingan Alvarez
(1939-10-16) October 16, 1939 (age 78)
Santiago, Isabela, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Political party LDP(1988-1998);(2004–present), LDP-Aquino Wing(2004)
Other political
PDP-Laban(1986-1988), Lakas NUCD-UMDP(1998-2001)
Spouse(s) Cecile Guidote
Relations sibilings: Rico, Marsman, Manuelito, Reward, Daisy, Pet
Children 2, Hexilon and Xilca
Alma mater Harvard University, University of the Philippines
Profession Politician
Website http://www.hehersonalvarez.com/

Heherson "Sonny" Turingan Alvarez is a politician from the Philippines. He has served as a member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines and the Senate of the Philippines. He also was Secretary of Agrarian Reform, and Minister of Agrarian Reform.


Former Senator Sonny Alvarez studied liberal arts at University of the Philippines. He also earned a master's degree in Economics and Public Administration from Harvard University.

Personal life[edit]

Alvarez is married to Cecile Guidote; the couple have two children, Hexilon and Xilca.


  1. ^ vacant after his resignation