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COLORADO, Antonio J., a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in New York City,
September 8, 1939; attended elementary and high school of the University of
Puerto Rico; B.S., Boston University 1962; J.D., University of Puerto Rico
School of Law, 1965; LL.M., Harvard University School of Law, 1966; admitted to
the bar in 1966 and commenced the private practice of law in 1969; legal tax
advisor, Economic Development Administration of Puerto Rico, 1966-1968;
executive assistant to the Economic Development Administrator of Puerto Rico,
1968-1969; member, Puerto Rico Tax Reform Commission Sub-committee, 1973;
lecturer on taxes, University of Puerto Rico Law School, 1978-1980;
Inter-American University, 1980; appointed Administrator of Economic
Development by Governor Rafael Hernandez Colon of Puerto Rico in 1985;
Secretary of State, Puerto Rico, 1990-1992; appointed a Resident Commissioner
on February 21, 1992, by the Governor of Puerto Rico as a Popular Democrat to
the One Hundred Second Congress to fill the vacancy that would ensue on March
4, 1992, with the resignation of Resident Commissioner Jaime B. Fuster (March
4, 1992-January 3, 1993); caucused with the Democratic Party; unsuccessful
candidate for reelection in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a
resident of San Juan, P.R.
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Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the
Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.