Badillo, Herman(bädē`yō), 1929–2014, U.S. politician, b. Caguas, Puerto Rico, grad. City College (now part of the City Univ. of New York), 1951, Brooklyn Law School, 1954. As a Democrat, he was the first Hispanic Bronx borough president (1966–70) and the first Puerto Rico–born member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1971–77). Badillo helped establish the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and worked for urban renewal, voting rights, and increased educational and career opportunities for minorities. Several times an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic New York City mayoral nomination, he was a deputy mayor (1977–79) under Edward KochKoch, Edward Irving
, 1924–2013, U.S. politician, mayor of New York City (1977–89), b. New York City. After receiving his law degree (New York Univ., 1948), he practiced as a lawyer, became active in reform Democratic politics, and later served on the New York city
..... Click the link for more information. . Subsequently a twice unsuccessful candidate for the Republican mayoral nomination, he became an education adviser to Mayor Rudolph GiulianiGiuliani, Rudolph William
, 1944–, American government official, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Manhattan College and studied law at New York Univ. In the Justice Dept. as associate deputy attorney general (1975–77), associate attorney general (1981–83), and U.S.
..... Click the link for more information. and served (1999–2001) as chairman of the board of the City Univ. of New York.