Muñoz Marín, Luis, 1898-1980

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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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creatorOf Luis Muñoz Marín papers, 1926-1928 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Alexander, Robert J. (Robert Jackson), 1918-2010. Robert Jackson Alexander papers, 1890-1999 (bulk 1945-1999). Rutgers University
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referencedIn Records of the Puerto Rico Study, Bulk, 1948-1949, 1943-1951 New York University. Archives.
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associatedWith Hastie, William, 1904-1976 person
associatedWith Hastie, William, 1904-1976. person
correspondedWith Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 person
associatedWith Lee, Muna, 1895-1965. person
associatedWith Magruder, Calvert, 1893-1968 person
associatedWith Magruder, Calvert, 1893-1968. person
associatedWith Matthews, Herbert Lionel, 1900- person
associatedWith Monserrat, Joseph 1921- person
childOf Muñoz Rivera, Luis, 1859-1916. person
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associatedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wells, Henry, 1914- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
San Juan 127 PR
San Juan 127 PR
Subject
Industries--Puerto Rico
Economic development
Occupation
Journalists
Politicians
Governors
Statesmen
Function

Person

Birth 1898-02-18

Death 1980-04-30

Puerto Ricans

English,

Spanish; Castilian

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