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Herman Badillo

Herman BadilloBorn: 21-Aug-1929
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Died: 3-Dec-2014
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from New York, 1971-77

First Puerto-Rican born to have a seat in US Congress.

[1] Switched from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party, late 1990s.

Father: Francisco Badillo (d. tuberculosis)
Mother: Carmen Rivera (d. tuberculosis)
Wife: (#1)
Wife: Irma Deutsch (m. 18-May-1961, d. Alzheimer's, three sons)
Son: David
Son: Mark
Son: Loren
Wife: Gail Roberts (schoolteacher, m. 17-Aug-1996)

    High School: Haaren High School
BBA, City College of New York (1951)
    Law School: LLB, Brooklyn Law School (1954)

    Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo of Counsel (2005-)
    Fischbein Badillo Wagner & Harding Partner
    Cohn, Glickstein, Lurie, Ostrin, Lubell & Lubell Partner
    New York City Official Deputy Mayor (1977-79)
    US Congressman, New York 21st (3-Jan-1973 to 31-Dec-1977, resigned)
    US Congressman, New York 22nd (3-Jan-1971 to 3-Jan-1973)
    New York City Official Borough President, Bronx, NY (1966-70)
    Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Senior Fellow (2006-)
    New York State Bar Association
    Solutions America PAC

Author of books:
One Nation, One Standard: An Ex-Liberal on How Hispanics Can Succeed Just Like Other Immigrant Groups (2006)

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