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Name Cancio, Hiram Rafael
City San Juan
State PR
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race Latino
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cancio, Hiram Rafael
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cancio, Hiram Rafael
Born August 26, 1920, in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
Died December 16, 2008

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on January 16, 1967, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 764. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 1967, and received commission on June 12, 1967. Served as chief judge, 1967-1974. Service terminated on January 31, 1974, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Puerto Rico, B.A., 1942
University of Puerto Rico School of Law, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army sergeant, 1944-1946
Vocational advisor and psychometrist, Veterans Administration, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1946-1947
Puerto Rico Labor Relations Board, 1948-1952; trial examiner, 1948; chief, Legal Division, 1949-1952
Chairman, Wage and Hour Commission under the Fair Labor Standards Act, U.S. Department of Labor, 1952-1958
University of Puerto Rico, 1952-1965; director, Labor Relations Institute, 1952-1955; dean of administration, 1955-1959; professor, labor relations and labor law, 1952-1965
Attorney general, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1959-1962
Secretary of justice, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 1962-1965
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico (appointed for a fixed term), 1965-1967

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