Poster - Frank Torres, Your Assemblyman in Albany

Poster addressing voters, listing bills introduced by Democratic Assemblyman Frank Torres related to community and neighborhood issues, Bronx, NY, ca. 1964.

Lawyer, legislator and civic leader Frank Torres (1928-) represented District Four in The Bronx in the New York State Assembly in 1963-1964, and was elected to the Supreme Court of the State of New York in 1986, where he served until 2001. Torres also worked as an administrator for the New York office of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, holding the position of Director of Civil Rights and Equal Opportunities for fifteen years. Honored with the Bartolomé de las Casas Award in 1990,Torres also received the National Bar Association's Wiley T. Branton award in 1991 for his exceptional leadership in crafting law for civil, social and economic justice. Torres' family was named Model Family of the Year in 1983 by Desfile Puertorriqueño. Throughout his career, Torres was a member of numerous associations, including the New York State Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Bronx Black Bar Association and the American Judges Association.
Identifier
CEN_FrTo_B1F4_360
Date
January 1 1964
Source
Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños. Frank Torres Papers, 1917-2000. Box 1, Folder 4.
Rights
This record is not part of the New York State Archives' collection and is presented on our project partner's behalf for educational use only. Please contact the home repository for information on copyright and reproductions.
Special Project
Ventana al Pasado/Window on the Past

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