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ROMERO-BARCELÓ, Carlos A., a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in San Juan, P.R.,
September 4, 1932; graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., 1949;
B.A., Yale University, 1953; LL.B., University of Puerto Rico School of Law,
1956; practicing attorney, San Juan; mayor of San Juan, 1969-1976; member,
board of directors, U.S. Conference of Mayors and National League of Cities,
1976; president, National League of Cities, 1976; president, New Progressive
Party, 1974-1985 and 1989-1992; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1977-1985; chairman,
Southern Governors Association, 1980-1981; Puerto Rico senate, 1986-1989;
elected as a New Progressive to the One Hundred Third Congress for a four-year
term and reelected to the succeeding term (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2001);
caucused with the Democratic Party; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to
the One Hundred Seventh Congress in 2000; is a resident of San Juan, P.R.
BibliographyCarlos A. Romero-Barceló 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.