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Vittorino COLOMBO


Vittorino COLOMBO, Italian Senator.


COLOMBO, Vittorino was born on April 3, 1925 in Albiate, Milan, Italy.


Milan. Catholic University, Degree in Economics and Commerce.


Member Voluntary L iberation Corps. Represented Christian Democrats in the CLN of the Montecatini factory, Bovisa. Member Internal Advisory Committee, both provincial and national, of the Ferderchimici-CISL (Chemical Works Union) and of General Council, CISL, Milan.

Ex-Pres. ACLI, Milan. Member Provincial Council & National Council of ACLI. National Councillor, Christian Democrats.

Head of Christian Democrats Central Office for problems of Economy and Labour, for local authorities and for social planning. President UNCCEA (Nat. Union of Building Co-operatives and Consortia).

Elected Deputy, Milan-Pavia, 1958. Re-elected Deputy, 1963. Under-Sec for Finance in 3rd Moro government.

Re-elected Deputy, 1968. Minister for Foreign Trade, in 1st Rumor government. And for Merchant Navy, in Ilnd Rumor government.

Re-elected Deputy, 1972. Minister for Health in 5th Rumor government. Elected Senator, Monza, 1976.

Member Leadership Committee of Parliamentary Group. Minister for Transport in 4th Andreotti government. Minister for Posts and Telecommunications, in 5th Andreotti government.

Reelected Senator, 1979. Confirmed as Minister for Posts and Telecommunications in Cossiga government. Vice-Sec. Christian Democrats.

Elected Pres, of the Senate in 1983 in substitution for Sen. Morlino (deceased); re-elected Senator, Cantil, 1983. Member Committee on Budget.

Re-elected Senator, Sondrio, 1987. Member Committee on Finance and Treasury. Factory worker at 14 years old.

Director, ‘Città e Società’, (magazine). Co-Dir. of ‘Partecipare’ (magazine of ACLI). President ItalianChinese Institute for Economic and Cultural Exchanges.

President Chamber of Commerce (Italy-China). President FELCFOP(Fed. Lombardy Christian Professional Training Authorities).