Luis Villafuerte

For his son, see Luis Raymond Villafuerte.
Luis R. Villafuerte, Sr.
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Camarines Sur's Third District
In office
June 30, 2010  June 30, 2013
Preceded by Arnulfo P. Fuentebella
Succeeded by Maria Leonor Robredo
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Camarines Sur's Second District
In office
June 30, 2004  June 30, 2010
Preceded by Sulpicio Roco
Succeeded by Diosdado Ignacio Arroyo
Governor of Camarines Sur
In office
June 30, 1995  June 30, 2004
Vice Governor Imelda Papin (1998 - 2004)
Bernabe N. Ponon (1998)
Salvio B. Fortuno (1995 - 1998)
Preceded by Jose M. Bulaong
Succeeded by Luis Raymond Villafuerte
In office
Vice Governor Jose M. Bulaong (1988 - 1992)
Guillermo Carbonell
Julian C. Napal
Preceded by Felix A. Fuentebella
Succeeded by Jose M. Bulaong
Minister of Trade
In office
President Ferdinand Marcos
Succeeded by Post dissolved (Ministry of Trade merged with Ministry of Industry)
Mambabatas Pambansa (Assemblyman) from Camarines Sur
In office
June 30, 1984  March 25, 1986
Serving with Ciriaco Alfelor, Rolando Andaya, Edmundo Cea
Mambabatas Pambansa (Assemblyman) from Region V
In office
June 12, 1978  June 5, 1984
Personal details
Born Luis Robredo Villafuerte
(1935-08-29) August 29, 1935
Nationality Filipino
Political party Nationalist Peoples Coalition (2009-present)
Lakas Kampi-CMD (2008 - 2009)
KAMPI (2007 - 2008)
Lakas-CMD (2004 - 2007)
Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino
Kilusang Bagong Lipunan
Spouse(s) Nelly Favis
Relations Luis Miguel Villafuerte (grandson)
Children Luis Raymond Villafuerte (son)
Alma mater University of the Philippines College of Law
Occupation Politician

Luis R. Villafuerte, Sr. (born August 29, 1935) is a Filipino elected public official. He has served as the Governor of Camarines Sur and Congressman in the House of Representatives of the Philippines representing the 3rd District of Camarines Sur, Philippines.[1]

He is a certified plant enthusiast. For the past 16 years, he has been extensively involved in cultivating and propagating flowering plants, fruit trees and medicinal herbs. He is actively engaged in organic and eco-farming.[2] He has been promoting organic farming in his home province of Camarines Sur, Philippines where he has served as Governor from 1986 to 1992 and 1995 to 2004. His last government post was a Congressman of the Third (formerly Second) in Camarines Sur, Philippines.

He ran in the Philippine gubernatorial elections, 2013 returning as governor where he was defeated by his grandson Luis Miguel Villafuerte.


Preceded by
Position Created
Representative, 3rd District of Camarines Sur
2004 2013
Succeeded by
Leni Robredo
Preceded by
Sulpicio Roco
Representative, 2nd District of Camarines Sur
2004 2010
Succeeded by
Diosdado Macapagal-Arroyo
Transferred to 3rd District
Preceded by
Jose Bulaong
Governor, Camarines Sur
1995 2004
Succeeded by
Luis Raymond Villafuerte
Preceded by
Felix Fuentebella
Governor, Camarines Sur
1986 1992
Succeeded by
Jose Bulaong
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