Luis Ernesto Ramos Yordán

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Luis Ernesto Ramos Yordán
21st Speaker of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives
In office
1973–1976
Personal details
Born Luis Ernesto Ramos Yordán
(1915-02-05)February 5, 1915
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died January 27, 2005(2005-01-27) (aged 89)
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Alma mater University of Syracuse

Luis Ernesto Ramos Yordán (February 5, 1915 – January 27, 2005)[1] was a Puerto Rican physician, legislator, and President of the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico from 1973 to 1977.

Early years[edit]

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.[2]

Political life[edit]

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.[2]

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