Antonio Prío

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Antonio Prío Socarrás
Born June 29, 1905
Cuba
Died September 6, 1990
Miami, Florida USA

Antonio Prío Socarrás (June 29, 1905 in Cuba - September 6, 1990 in Miami, Florida USA) was a Cuban banker and Minister of Housing (1948-1950) during the presidency of his brother Cuban President, Carlos Prío Socarrás.

In 1950, he ran for Mayor of Havana but lost to the incumbent, Nicolás Castellanos. He was married to Rosario Páez (1906-1988)and they had two daughters, Rosario Zoé and Ileana Prío Páez . He is buried in Woodlawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum (now Caballero Rivero Woodlawn North Park Cemetery and Mausoleum) in Miami, Florida.

References[edit]

  • Time magazine - The Bathtub Election, June 12, 1950
  • Miami New Times - Dynasty, October 10, 1996
  • Libro de Oro de la Sociedad Habanera 1949, (Editorial Lex) (Spanish)
  • Libro de Oro de la Sociedad Habanera 1950, (Editorial Lex) (Spanish)