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Ralph Ernest Betancourt, American mayor. Achievements include patents for multi-foreign language kit. Decorated medal Battle of the Bulge, World War World War II.

Background

Betancourt, Ralph Ernest was born on May 17, 1924 in New York City. Son of Raoul and Jacinta (Fernandez) Betancourt.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wagner College, 1949. Master of Arts, New York University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Madrid, 1964.

Career

Teacher St. Luke's School, New York City, 1951—1953, Massapequa (New York ) Public Schools, 1953—1983. Independent photographer Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, 1983—1989. Songwriter, music public, Daytona Beach Shores, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for multi-foreign language kit.

Membership

Mayor Daytona Beach Shores, 1997-1901. Executive board, educational advisory board for school district, Massapequa, 1970s. Board directors University of North Alabama-United States of America Association of Volusia Company, Florida, 1999.

Deacon, elder, 1st Presbyterian Church, Babylon, New York, Westminster By the Sea Presbyterian Church, Daytona Beach Shores. With United States Army Signal Corp, 1943-1945. Member American Society of Composers, Massepequa Teachers Association (vice president 1960s), Casements Songwriters (president 1980s), Florida Motion Picture and television Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming, performing arts, travel.

Connections

Married Carol Jean Betancourt, August 27, 1955. Children: Jean Ellen, Ralph Andrew.

father:
Raoul Betancourt

mother:
Jacinta (Fernandez) Betancourt

spouse:
Carol Jean Betancourt

children:
Jean Ellen Betancourt

Ralph Andrew Betancourt