Hector Manuel Laffitte

Personal

Birthday: 
1934
Birthplace: 
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Puerto Rico, 1960-1983

Education

Name of School: 
Polytechnic Institute of Puerto Rico (now Interamerican University)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1955
Name of School - Second: 
University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1959
Name of School - Third: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1960

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico
Court Name: 

Puerto Rico District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/27/1983
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/15/2005
Termination Date: 
2/16/2007
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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