Gus Barreiro Biography
Gustavo “Gus” A. Barreiro was a Republican politician from Florida. He served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 107th district in Miami-Dade County from 1998 to 2006. His district encompassed parts of Miami, Miami Beach, and Coral Gables.
It saddens me to announce the untimely death of my brother Gustavo A. Barreiro. Gus suffered a sudden heart attack this morning. We are in the process of making service arrangements and I will make them available once we have them. Thank you to everyone who has reached out. pic.twitter.com/5CPzCgZGG4
— Bruno Arthur Barreiro (@BarreiroFL) August 16, 2019
Gus Barreiro Age
He was 60 years old.
Gus Barreiro Wife
He is a married man and there is not much information about his wife and kids.
Gus Barreiro Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is $5 Million USD as of 2019.
Gus Barreiro Family
We are heartbroken to inform the entire Trust community that our dear colleague and friend Gus Barreiro, a former member of the Florida House of Representatives and lifelong advocate for South Florida, passed away today. Our deepest condolences to his family. Rest in peace Gus. pic.twitter.com/QVQKDdoBtT
— The Children’s Trust (@childrenstrust) August 16, 2019
How old was Gus Barreiro? was born on July 12, 1959, and from Matanzas, Cuba and he was 61 years old as of 2019. Furthermore, there is not much information about his father, mother, and siblings.
Moreover, half-brother Bruno is a former Miami-Dade County Commissioner and his sister-in-law has also tried her hat at politics.
Gus Barreiro Career
My deepest condolences’ to the entire Barreiro family on the passing of Gustavo “Gus” Barreiro. Gus was not only an incredible person but also a very devoted public servant. My thoughts and prayers to the entire Barreiro family during this very difficult time. @BarreiroFL pic.twitter.com/Xspe9csciD
— Jose Pepe Diaz (@CommishDiaz) August 16, 2019
He served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 107th district in Miami-Dade County from 1998 to 2006. Later, he ran for the Florida House again in 2012 but lost the Republican primary in the 112th district to Alex Díaz de la Portilla, 59 to 41%.
In 2018, he ran for the position of District 8 member of the Miami-Dade County Commission but lost in a primary. Addtianly, he was a criminal justice major at Mt. Scenario College in Wisconsin.
Recently, he was listed as Public Policy and Community Engagement Liaison for the Children’s Trust.
Rep. Gus Barreiro was a leader in advocating for our most vulnerable youth, and he will be sorely missed. May we all be inspired by his passion, compassion, and tireless work to make this world a better place for our children and our families.https://t.co/YopRWx7Pwe
— Florida Network (@FloridaNetwork1) August 16, 2019
Barreiro was terminated from his position as director of residential facilities for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice in 2009 after an investigation revealed that he had downloaded 300 to 400 sexually explicit adult porn images onto his state-issued laptop. He also used his computer to log on to the sex hookup site adultfriendfinders.com using the screen name “CubanCigar107.” Barreiro claimed he was set up.
Gus Barreiro Death, Gus Barreiro Cause of Death
The Miami Bridge team is heartbroken to hear about the passing of our friend and fellow at-risk youth advocate, Gustavo “Gus” Barreiro. Gustavo was a true champion for the wellbeing of our local, vulnerable kids and teens. https://t.co/JClZdk1xB3
— Miami Bridge (@MiamiBridge) August 16, 2019
His death was confirmed by Marc Caputo, a journalist for Politico on Twitter. The Children’s Trust, where Barreiro worked, then confirmed the news: “We are heartbroken to inform the entire Trust community that our dear colleague and friend Gus Barreiro, a former member of the Florida House of Representatives and lifelong advocate for South Florida, passed away today. Our deepest condolences to his family. Rest in peace Gus.”
The CFC, our Executive Director Anthony Verdugo, and its members would like to express our heartfelt condolences on the passing of our friend Gus Barreiro. As a public servant in the Legislature, a family man, and a friend to many of us, Gus left his mark on our community. pic.twitter.com/DPV8QtMfzZ
— CFC Florida Official (@cfcoalitionfl) August 16, 2019
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