Luisa Lebrón

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Luisa Lebrón
Member of the Puerto Rico Senate
from the Carolina district
In office
President pro tempore of the Senate of Puerto Rico
In office
Preceded by Nicolás Nogueras
Succeeded by Aníbal Marrero Pérez
Personal details
Born (1949-05-17)May 17, 1949
Patillas, Puerto Rico
Political party New Progressive Party
Alma mater University of Puerto Rico
Profession Politician, Senator, Judge

Luisa Lebrón Burgos (born May 17, 1949 in Patillas, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican judge, politician, and former senator. She was a member of the Senate of Puerto Rico from 1993 to 2000.


Luisa Lebrón Burgos was born May 17, 1949 in Patillas, Puerto Rico. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Puerto Rico. In 1974, she received her Juris doctor from the same university.

Lebrón worked as a legal aide for the Housing Department of Puerto Rico, and the Corporation of Urban and Housing Renewal. She was also president of the Attorney Delegation of Carolina. She also established her own law firm.

In 1992, Lebrón was elected to the Senate of Puerto Rico representing the District of Carolina.[1] In 1995, she was appointed as President pro tempore of the Senate of Puerto Rico, becoming the first woman to occupy that position. Lebrón was reelected in 1996.[2]

Lebrón ran again in the 2000 elections, but lost to the candidates of the Popular Democratic Party.[3] She currently serves as a judge in the Carolina region.[4][5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nicolás Nogueras
President pro tempore of the Senate of Puerto Rico
Succeeded by
Aníbal Marrero Pérez


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