Carlos Romero Barceló

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Carlos Romero Barceló
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United States Shadow Senator
from Puerto Rico
Assumed office
August 15, 2017
Serving with Zori Fonalledas
Appointed byRicky Rosselló
Preceded bySeat established
Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byAntonio Colorado
Succeeded byAníbal Acevedo Vilá
5th Governor of Puerto Rico
In office
January 2, 1977 – January 2, 1985
Preceded byRafael Hernández Colón
Succeeded byRafael Hernández Colón
Mayor of San Juan
In office
January 2, 1969 – January 2, 1977
Preceded byFelisa Rincón de Gautier
Succeeded byHernán Padilla
Personal details
Born (1932-09-04) September 4, 1932 (age 88)
San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S.
Political partyNew Progressive
Other political
Spouse(s)Kate Donnelly
EducationYale University (BA)
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (LLB)

Carlos Antonio Romero Barceló (born September 4, 1932) is a Puerto Rican politician. He served as the fifth Governor of Puerto Rico. He was the second governor to be elected from the New Progressive Party (PNP) and also Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico from 1993 to 2001.

On July 3, 2017, he was appointed by Governor Ricky Rosselló as Puerto Rico's first United States Shadow Senator to the U.S. Senate.

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Media related to Carlos Romero Barceló at Wikimedia Commons

  • United States Congress. "Carlos Romero Barceló (id: R000417)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Hispanic Americans in Congress: Carlos Romero-Barceló
  • The National League of Cities