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FUSTER, Jaime B. (1941-2007)

FUSTER, JAIME B., a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born January 12, 1941, in Guayama, Puerto Rico; attended parochial schools; B.A., Notre Dame University, 1962; J.D., University of Puerto Rico Law School, 1965; LL.M., Columbia University Law School, 1966; Law and Humanities Fellow, Harvard University, 1973-1974; professor of law, 1966-1979, and dean of law, 1974-1978, University of Puerto Rico; United States Deputy Assistant Attorney General, 1980-1981; president, Catholic University of Puerto Rico, 1981-1984; elected as a Popular Democrat to the Ninety-Ninth Congress for a four-year term and reelected to the succeeding term until his resignation on March 4, 1992 (January 3, 1985-March 4, 1992); caucused with the Democratic Party; associate justice, Supreme Court of Puerto Rico; died on December 3, 2007, in Guaynabo, P.R.

  • Fuster, Jaime B. Los derechos civiles reconocidos en el sistema de vida puertorriqueño. San Juan, P.R.: Comisión de Derechos Civiles, 1972.
  • "Jaime B. Fuster" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.