Born: 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
1941 - Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. Judge of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.
1964 - Graduated from New York University.
1968 - Earned his LL.B. degree at Yale Law School.
- He was an assistant to the Mayor of New York City.
1973 - Executive director of the Department of City Planning, New York City.
1974 - Special counsel to the comptroller.
1975 - First assistant counsel to the governor, State of New York.
1976 - Chairman of the City Planning Commission.
1978 - Commissioner and vice chairman of the New York State Housing Finance Agency.
1979 - United States Undersecretary of Housing and Urban Development.
1993 - United States Ambassador on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
1998 - United States Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the U.S. to the Organization of American States.
1999 - Nominated by William J. Clinton to a seat vacated by Sonia Sotomayor, confirmed by the Senate and received commission on October 5th.
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