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Carolina Municipio

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Carolina Municipio

Index to Locations

  • Carolina Carolina Cemetery
  • Carolina Cementerio de Isla Verde
  • Carolina Puerto Rico Memorial Cemetery

    Carolina Cemetery
    Carolina, Carolina Municipio, Puerto Rico
    Politicians buried here:
      Jesús Toribio Piñero (1897-1952) — also known as Jesús T. Piñero — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Carolina, Carolina Municipio, Puerto Rico, April 16, 1897. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1945-46; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1946-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1948. Puerto Rican ancestry. Died in Loíza, Loíza Municipio, Puerto Rico, November 19, 1952 (age 55 years, 217 days). Interment at Carolina Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Cementerio de Isla Verde
    Carolina, Carolina Municipio, Puerto Rico
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Felipe Besosa (1881-1947) — also known as Harry F. Besosa — of Santurce, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 24, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for Puerto Rico senate, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Credentials Committee; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee); member of Republican National Committee from Puerto Rico, 1928-32; U.S. Attorney for Puerto Rico, 1932-33. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Elks; Rotary. Died October 22, 1947 (age 66 years, 181 days). Interment at Cementerio de Isla Verde.
      Relatives: Son of Manuel Besosa (1832-1898) and Fruta (Melero) Besosa; married, September 15, 1900, to Maria Cabellero.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Puerto Rico Memorial Cemetery
    Carolina, Carolina Municipio, Puerto Rico
    Politicians buried here:
      Bolívar Pagán (1897-1961) — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Guayanilla, Guayanilla Municipio, Puerto Rico, May 16, 1897. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1939-45. Died in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, February 9, 1961 (age 63 years, 269 days). Interment at Puerto Rico Memorial Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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