Rafael Hernández Colón, Puerto Rican politician, Died at 82

Rafael Hernández Colón was born on October 24, 1936, in Ponce, Puerto Rico and died on May 2, 2019.

He was a Puerto Rican lawmaker.

Colón filled in as the fourth Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico from 1973 to 1977 and as the 6th Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico from 1985 to 1993 for a sum of three terms.

An accomplished legislator, Hernández holds the record for having been the most youthful Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to date, having won his first term at 36 years old.

Hernández is additionally the individual who has kept running for senator the most occasions, a sum of five.

During his terms as representative, Hernández Colón’s organization was known for attempting to animate the Puerto Rican economy just as protecting the current political status of the island.

He was destined to Rafael Hernández Matos and Dora Colón Clavell.

Rafael and Dora wedded in 1934 and had three kids.

Rafael was the most established.

Rafael had two siblings Jose A. (brought into the world 1939) and Cesar A. (1942).

Hernandez Colon moved on from Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Wayne, Pennsylvania, at that point got a four year certification in political theory from Johns Hopkins University in 1956 where he graduated with distinction.

In 1959, he got his degree in law from the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, graduating magna cum laude and as valedictorian of his group.

Somewhere in the range of 1961 and 1965 he was a teacher on common strategy at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico in Ponce.

Colón passed away at 82 years old.