CÓRDOVA-DÍAZ, Jorge Luis, (1907 - 1994)

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CÓRDOVA-DÍAZ, Jorge Luis, (son of Félix Córdova Dávila), a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in Manatí, P.R., April 20, 1907; A.B., Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, 1928; LL.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1931; lawyer, private practice; judge, Superior Court of San Juan, 1940-1945; justice, Supreme court of Puerto Rico, 1945-1946; elected as a New Progressive to the Ninety-First Congress to a four-year term (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1973); caucused with the Democratic Party in the Ninety-First Congress from 1969 to 1971, then caucused with the Republican Party in the Ninety-Second Congress from 1971 to 1973; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1972; business executive; died on September 16, 1994, in San Juan, P.R.


”Jorge Luis Córdova-Díaz” in 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.