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Newspaper publisher

Antonio Luis Ferre, Puerto Rican, American newspaper publisher. Recipient Presidential citation, 1976.


Ferre, Antonio Luis was born on February 6, 1934 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Son of Luis A. and Lorenza (Ramirez de Arellano) Ferre.


AB magna cum laude, Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities (honorary), Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1995. HHD (honorary), Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1994.

Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1957. Student Institute for Senior Management and Government Executives, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Communications Science (honorary), University Turabo, 1992.


Chairman, Puerto Rican Cement Companyvice chairman, Banco Popularpresident, editor, El Nuevo Dia, since 1968. Chairman P.R. Conservation Trust.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (essays) Un Alto en el Camino. Pan, Paz y Palabra. Also numerous newspaper editorials.


President Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education, 1966-1968, Governor's Advisory Council, 1968-1972. Member Governor's Labor Advisory Council, 1975. President Committee for Econ Development Puerto Rico, 1984-1990.

Vice chairman Ponce Museum Art, 1985-2000. With United States Army, 1958. Member Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (president 1965-1966), American Management Association (President's Association 1963-1970), Council of Foreign Relations, Inter-American Dialogue, Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, Bankers Club Puerto Rico, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Luisa Rangel, February 23, 1963. Children: Maria Luisa, Antonio Luis, Luis Alberto, Maria Eugenia, Maria Lorenza.

Luis A.

Lorenza (Ramirez

Luisa Rangel

Maria Luisa Ferre

Antonio Luis Ferre

Luis Alberto Ferre

Maria Eugenia Ferre

Maria Lorenza Ferre