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Baltasar Corrada del Rio

Baltasar Corrada del Rio, lawyer, retired former state supreme court justice. Bar: Puerto Rico, 1959. Recipient Great Cross of Civil Merit of Spain King Juan Carlos I, 1987. Board directors Puerto Rico Teleradial Institute Ethics. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Bar Association, Exchange Club, San Juan Rotary.

Background

  • Rio, Baltasar Corrada del was born on April 10, 1935 in Morovis, Puerto Rico. Son of Romulo and Ana Maria (del Rio) Corrada del Rio.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Social Sciences, University Puerto Rico, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Puerto Rico, 1959.

    Career

    • Partner McConnell Valdes Sifre & Ruiz Suria, San Juan, 1959-1975. Attorney, chairman Civil Right Commission, 1970-1972. Member, resident commissioner from Puerto Rico 95th-98th Congress.

      Mayor City of San Juan, 1985-1989. Attorney Baltasar Corrada Law Office, 1989-1992. Secretary of state Government of Puerto Rico, 1993-1995.

      Associate justice Puerto Rico Supreme Court, 1995—2005, retired, 2005. Of counsel The Law Firm of McConnell Valdés, San Juan, since 2005. President New Progressive Party, 1986-1989.

    Membership

    Board directors Puerto Rico Teleradial Institute Ethics. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Bar Association, Exchange Club, San Juan Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Betances, December 24, 1959. Children: Ana Isabel, Francisco Javier, Juan Carlos, Jose Baltasar.
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    Born April 10, 1935