Paul McDonald Calvo
Paul McDonald Calvo
|3rd Governor of Guam|
January 1, 1979 – January 3, 1983
|Lieutenant||Joseph Franklin Ada|
|Preceded by||Ricardo Bordallo|
|Succeeded by||Ricardo Bordallo|
July 25, 1934 |
|Spouse(s)||Rosa Herrero Baza|
|Children||8 (including Eddie)|
|Alma mater||Santa Clara University|
Calvo was born in Agana and is the eldest son of Eduardo "Jake" Torres Calvo (1909–1963) and Veronica Mariano McDonald (1913–2009). He is the brother of the late Edward M. Calvo and the current Calvo Enterprises Inc. vice-president leader Thomas "Jerry" Calvo. His paternal grandparents were Attorney Don Tomas Anderson Calvo and Dona Regina Martinez Torres. His matenal grandparents were John Francis McDonald and Dolores Mariano. He attended George Washington High School in Guam. He then attended the Peacock Military Academy and Santa Clara University.
He embarked on a business career in his family's insurance company in 1958, and entered politics during the 1960s as a member of the Republican Party. He was elected as a senator in the Legislature of Guam in 1965, and during his three terms in the body served as chair of the government Committee on Finance and Taxation and parliamentary leader of the Republican Party. Calvo was elected governor in 1978, and served until 1982.
Calvo is married to Rosa Herrero Baza. They have eight children: Vera C. Garces, Kathy C. Sgro, Paul Anthony Calvo, including Governor Eddie B. Calvo, Barbara C. Damron, Marie C. Benito, Reyna Calvo, and Clare Calvo and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
- Lal, Brij V.; Kate Fortune (2000). The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia (Illustrated ed.). University of Hawaii Press. p. 291. ISBN 978-0-8248-2265-1.
- "Calvo vs Cruz in Republican primary". Marianas Variety News & Views. 2010-05-05. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
- Paul M. Calvo Bio at Guampedia, Guam's Online Encyclopedia
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