Hiram Rafael Cancio

Personal

Birthday: 
8/26/1920
Birthplace: 
San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
Date of Death: 
12/16/2008
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army sergeant, 1944-1946
Vocational advisor and psychometrist, Veterans Administration, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1946-1947
Puerto Rico Labor Relations Board, 1948-1952; trial examiner, 1948; chief, Legal Division, 1949-1952
Chairman, Wage and Hour Commission under the Fair Labor Standards Act, U.S. Department of Labor, 1952-1958
University of Puerto Rico, 1952-1965; director, Labor Relations Institute, 1952-1955; dean of administration, 1955-1959; professor, labor relations and labor law, 1952-1965
Attorney general, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1959-1962
Secretary of justice, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1962-1965
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico (appointed for a fixed term), 1965-1967

Education

Name of School: 
University of Puerto Rico
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1942
Name of School - Second: 
University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948

Judicial Career

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

Puerto Rico District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/12/1967
Termination Date: 
1/31/1974
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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