Ramón Barrios

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Ramón Barrios Sánchez was one of three Constitutional Convention of Puerto Rico members representing the Puerto Rico Socialist Party, a non-Marxist Leninist political organization active in Puerto Rico until the early 1950s.

Barrios-Sánchez, born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico in 1885, was elected to the Socialist Party's Territorial Committee in 1936 from the San Juan. In 1940, along with Celestino Iriarte, he unsuccessfully ran for the Senate of Puerto Rico from San Juan under the Socialist banner. That year, he also was a Socialist Party delegate in the Committee on the Pact to determine possible alliances with the Statehood Republican Party.

During the Constitutional Convention proceedings, he was a member of the Rules Committee, as well as the Calendar Committee.

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Historia de los Partidos Políticos de Puerto Rico 1898-1956 by Bolivar Pagan