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Pesquera, Hernan Gregorio

Born May 25, 1924, in Santurce, Puerto Rico
Died September 8, 1982

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 5, 1972, to a seat vacated by Juan B. Fernandez-Badillo. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1972, and received commission on October 17, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1980-1982. Service terminated on September 8, 1982, due to death.

University of Puerto Rico, B.A., 1944
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1940-1946
U.S. Army Reserve, 1948-1973
Private practice, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1948-1949, 1953-1972
Assistant chief, Legal Department, Puerto Rico Transport Authority, 1949-1951
Manager and attorney, Wholesale Merchants Association, 1951-1953
Chairman, Puerto Rico Racing Board, 1971-1972