Santos Padilla Ferrer

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Santos Padilla Ferrer
Mayor of Cabo Rojo
In office
January 14, 1997 – August 4, 2007
Preceded by Santos Ortíz Ruiz
Succeeded by Perza Rodríguez
Personal details
Born (1957-02-26)February 26, 1957
Died August 4, 2007(2007-08-04) (aged 50)
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Political party New Progressive Party (PNP)

Santos "San" Padilla Ferrer (February 26, 1957 – August 4, 2007) was a Puerto Rican politician and mayor of the city of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.

Padilla was a member of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico (Partido Nuevo Progresista de Puerto Rico), or PNP. The party and its members support full statehood for Puerto Rico within the United States.

Padilla died following a massive heart attack on August 4, 2007 in Cabo Rojo.[1] The governor of Puerto Rico, Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, declared three days of national mourning.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Fallece alcalde de Cabo Rojo, Santos Padilla". Prensa Asociada. Primera Hora. 2007-08-04. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-08-06.