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Francisco José Parra Edit Profile

Lawyer

Francisco José Parra, Puerto Rican lawyer. Bar: Puerto Rico 1927. Decorated Legion of Merit, Army Commendation medal; Knight Equestrian Order of St. Sylvester (Vatican).

Background

Parra, Francisco José was born on November 18, 1904 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Son of Pedro Juan and Matilde (Toro) Parra.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Puerto Rico, 1927.

Career

Since practiced in, Ponce. Partner firm Parra, del Valle & Frau, 1968-1985. Director Banco de Ponce, 1951-1975, vice chairman, 1971-1975.

Member consultant committee Puerto Rico Law Review, Catholic University Puerto Rico, 1961-1967. Member Judicial Council Puerto Rico, 1939-1941, Puerto Rico Bar Examiners Board, 1947-1948, Puerto Rico Commission Reputation for Admission to Bar, 1974-1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: Puerto Rico 1927.

Membership

Municipal assembly-man, Ponce, 1932-1936. Member Puerto Rico Municipal Complaints Commission, 1956-1977. Trustee University Puerto Rico, 1934-1941, Catholic University Puerto Rico, 1958-1961.

Trustee Damas Hospital, 1946-1985, chairman board trustees, 1976-1985. Served to colonel Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Served to brigadier general United States National Guard (Retired).

Member American Bar Association, Puerto Rico Bar Association (director 1932-1933, chairman Ponce 1954-1956) Clubs: Rotary (Ponce) (past president), Deportivo (Ponce), Yacht and Fishing (Ponce).

Connections

Married Maria Isabel Sanchez, August 24, 1931. Children: Margarita, Maria Isabel.

father:
Pedro Juan Parra

mother:
Matilde (Toro) Parra

spouse:
Maria Isabel Sanchez

child:
Margarita Parra

child:
Maria Isabel Parra