CORRADA-del RÍO, Baltasar, (1935 - )


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CORRADA-del RÍO, 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); 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; is a resident of Rio Piedras, P.R.


Bibliography

”Baltasar Corrada-del Río” 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.