Herman Badillo

Herman Badillo

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Herman Badillo is a Bronx, New York politician who has been a borough president, United States Representative, and candidate for Mayor of New York City. He was the first Puerto Rican to be elected to these posts and be a mayoral candidate in the continental United States. Badillo was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. When he was 11 years old, both of his parents died of tuberculosis and he was sent to live with his aunt in New York City. After graduating from the public school system, Badillo attended and earned a Bachelor's degree from the City College of New York in 1951. During 1954, he received an LL.B. from Brooklyn Law School graduating first in his class. The next year he was admitted to the New York State Bar. During 1956, he also became a certified public accountantshow more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 318g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134938025
  • 9786134938020