Raymond L. Acosta

Personal

Birthday: 
5/31/1925
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
12/23/2014
Place of Death: 
Chapin, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1953-1954
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Diego, California, Washington, D.C., and Miami, Florida, 1954-1958
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Puerto Rico, 1958-1961
Private practice, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1962-1980
U.S. attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, 1980-1982

Education

Name of School: 

Rutgers School of Law-Newark

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Degree: 
J.D.
Degree Year: 
1951

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: 
9/30/1982
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/1/1994
Termination Date: 
12/23/2014
Termination Reason: 
Death
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