Muñoz Marín, Luis, 1898-1980

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Dates:
Birth 1898-02-18
Death 1980-04-30
Puerto Ricans
English, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Luis Muñoz Marín, a Puerto Rican writer and political leader, was the first elected governor of Puerto Rico. His father, Luis Muñoz Rivera (1859-1916), was elected in 1910 as Puerto Rico's resident commissioner in Washington, D.C. Muñoz Marín was a strong advocate of increased autonomy for Puerto Rico, while believing that the island should maintain its economically beneficial ties with the United States. He was governer from 1949 to 1965, and was the principal founder of the Commonwealth (Estado Libre Asociado) of Puerto Rico in 1952. He died in 1980.

From the description of Speeches and articles, 1922-1968, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 194121941

Luis Muñoz Marín (1898-1980) was a Puerto Rican writer and political leader. He was the first elected governor of Puerto Rico and was in office from 1949 to 1965. In 1927 he served as representative to the U.S. of the Economic Commission of the Legislature of Puerto Rico and visited New York to persuade American businessmen to invest in his country's economic development.

From the guide to the Luis Muñoz Marín papers, 1926-1928, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Luis Muñoz Marín (1898-1980) was a Puerto Rican writer and political leader.

He was the first elected governor of Puerto Rico and was in office from 1949 to 1965. In 1927 he served as representative to the U.S. of the Economic Commission of the Legislature of Puerto Rico and visited New York to persuade American businessmen to invest in his country's economic development.

From the description of Luis Muñoz Marín papers, 1926-1928. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378789

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Subjects:

  • Industries--Puerto Rico
  • Economic development

Occupations:

  • Journalists
  • Politicians
  • Governors
  • Statesmen

Places:

  • San Juan, 127, PR
  • San Juan, 127, PR