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physician , mayor of San Juan (Puerto Rico)

Hernan Padilla-Ramirez, physician, mayor of San Juan (Puerto Rico). Recipient Louise Du Pont Crowninshield award National Trust for History Preservation, 1982.


Padilla-Ramirez, Hernan was born on May 5, 1938 in aguez, Puerto Rico. Son of Hernan Padillo and Luisa (Ramirez).


Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Puerto Rico, 1963. Doctor of Medicine, University Puerto Rico, 1966.


Instructor physical science School General Studies, University Puerto Rico, San Juan, 1959. International resident in medicine University Hospital, Medical Center, 1963-1964. Professor medicine School Medicine, University Puerto Rico, 1967, director hemodialysis unit, 1968-1976.

Member Puerto Rico House of Representatives, San Juan, 1968-1976. Mayor of San Juan, since 1976. Alternate delegate United States Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1982.

United States delegate to United Nations General Assembly, 1982-1983. Majority leader House of Representatives, San Juan, 1968-1972, minority leader, 1972-1976. Member special commission of study projects related to universal health Health Department, San Juan, 1976.

Member Commission on Presidential Scholars, 1982.


Active Youth for Statehood, 1963, vice president statehood party's committee for political action, 1965. Founding member Citizen Association entitled United Statehood, 1967. President New Profressive Party Central Committee, Municipality of San Juan, since 1974.

Premanent member central government board New Progressive Party Central Committee. National committeeman Republican Party of Puerto Rico, San Juan, since 1980. Representative to cultural exchange program University Maryland.

Member Presidential Classroom for Young Americans, Medical Association Puerto Rico, Fundation Pro Deporte Y Olimpismo (president), United States Conference Mayors (trustee, vice president 1983-1984), American Public Health Association, Puerto Rico Health Association, Delegates Chamber of Medical Association, Phi Sigma Alpha (chancellor).


Children: Hernan Francisco, Ingrid Yamil. Married Miriam Vargas, May 27, 1976. Children: Gloria Del Carmen, Maria Soledad, Fernando Luis, Miriam del Carmen.

Hernan Padillo Padilla-Ramirez

Luisa (Ramirez) Padilla-Ramirez

Miriam Vargas

Hernan Francisco Padilla-Ramirez

Ingrid Yamil Padilla-Ramirez

Gloria Del Carmen Padilla-Ramirez

Maria Soledad Padilla-Ramirez

Fernando Luis Padilla-Ramirez

Miriam del Carmen Padilla-Ramirez