Baltasar CORRADA-del RO, Congress, PR (1935)
CORRADA-DEL RO Baltasar , A Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in Morovis, P.R., April 10, 1935; attended Morovis Public Elementary School; graduated from Colegio Ponceno de Varones High School, 1952; B.A., University of Puerto Rico, 1956; J.D., University of Puerto Rico Law School, 1959; admitted to the Puerto Rico bar in 1959 and commenced practice in San Juan; appointed to the Civil Rights Commission of Puerto Rico, 1969; columnist, El Mundo newspaper; member, Puerto Rico Human Rights Review, 1971-1972; elected as a New Progressive to the Ninety-Fifth Congress for a four-year term and reelected to the succeeding term (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1985); caucused with the Democratic Party; was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-Ninth Congress in 1984, but was elected mayor of San Juan, P.R. in 1985; elected president, New Progressive Party, 1986; died on March 11, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present
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