Salvador M. Padilla Escabi

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Salvador M. Padilla Escabi
14th Secretary of State of Puerto Rico
In office
1992
Governor Rafael Hernandez Colon
Preceded by Antonio J. Colorado
Succeeded by Baltasar Corrada del Rio
Personal details
Born (1924-09-19)September 19, 1924
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Died July 21, 2010(2010-07-21) (aged 85)
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
Political party New Progressive Party
Democratic Party
Military service
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch Seal of the United States Army National Guard.svg Army National Guard
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg
Major General
Unit Puerto Rico Adjutant General

Salvador Padilla, was born on September 19, 1924 in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico served as Puerto Rico Governor Rafael Hernandez Colon's last Secretary of State of Puerto Rico from January 1992 to January 2, 1993. Padilla Escabi studied in the schools public system and in the then earned a BA in agriculture and mechanical arts of the University of Puerto Rico. He then completed Studies graduate at the University of Cornell and in 1958 is the first Puerto Rican that gets the PhD in planning. He also served as Puerto Rico Adjutant General of the Puerto Rico National Guard. Mayor General Salvador M. Padilla Escabi was the founder of the Language Center at Fort Allen, Puerto Rico. He died on July 21, 2010 in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

Professionally, General Padilla was an engineer and planner. He was the author of several planning studies relating to Puerto Rico.

Legacy[edit]

In 2011 the Armed Forces Reserve Center at Fort Allen, Puerto Rico was inaugurated and dedicated posthumously as Mayor General Salvador M. Padilla Escabi Armed Forces Reserve Center.

Publications[edit]

Air rights : potencial uses of air space in Puerto Rico above and below public transportation routes by Salvador M. Padilla y Asociados. San Juan, P.R. : Dept. of Transportation and Public Works, 1975.

San Juan Metropolitan Area Transportation Study : highway plan update 1995 by Salvador M. Padilla y Asociados. San Juan, Puerto Rico : Puerto Rico Highway Authority, 1975.

Isla Mona land use schemes for the petroleum base project by Salvador M. Padilla y Asociados. Hato Rey, P.R. : SMP, 1974.

A general neighborhood renewal plan for the eastern central area of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico by Puerto Rico. Administración de Renovación Urbana y Vivienda. Río Piedras, P.R. : The Administration, 1965.

A general neighborhood renewal plan for the eastern central area of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico by Puerto Rico. Departamento de la Vivienda. Río Piedras, P.R. : The Administration, 1965.

Sources[edit]

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