Luis Ernesto Ramos Yordán
|Luis Ernesto Ramos Yordán|
|21st Speaker of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives|
Luis Ernesto Ramos Yordán|
February 5, 1915
Ponce, Puerto Rico
January 27, 2005 (aged 89)|
San Antonio, Texas, United States
|Alma mater||University of Syracuse|
Ramos Yordán was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on February 5, 1915. He received his degree from the University of Syracuse in Syracuse, New York, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He subsequently did advanced post-graduate work at Columbia University.
In the 1968 general elections Ramos Yordan was elected to the Puerto Rico House of Representatives as a representative at-large. He is a member of the Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico. During his term, he was minority leader in the House. In 1972 he was re-elected and became the speaker of that legislative body.