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Felisa "Doña Fela" Rincón Marrero de Gautier
Birth: Jan. 9, 1897
Ceiba Municipality
Puerto Rico, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1994
San Juan Municipality
Puerto Rico, USA

Politian. Always enthusiastic in here idea that women should get the right to vote is how she became involved in politics. In 1938 she helped found the Partido Popular Democratico, one of the main parties today in Puerto Rico. In 1946 she became the first woman to be mayor of a capital city in America, by being elected mayor of San Juan. In 1954 she was awarded the Woman of the Americas merit. She retired in 1968 and died in 1994. She is buried in the Cementerio de la Capital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (bio by: Maru Gines) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Rita Marrero Rivera de Rincón (1874 - 1912)
 
 Sibling:
  Felisa Rincón Marrero de Gautier (1897 - 1994)
  Enrique Críspulo Rincón Marrero (1902 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cementerio de La Capital
San Francisco
San Juan Municipality
Puerto Rico, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Maru Gines
Record added: Feb 02, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6151187
Felisa Doña Fela <i>Rincón Marrero de</i> Gautier
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Felisa Doña Fela <i>Rincón Marrero de</i> Gautier
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Felisa Doña Fela <i>Rincón Marrero de</i> Gautier
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EN SU HONOR. DESCANSE EN PAZ.
- Ms. Hummingbird
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014

- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014
Gracias por el esfuerzo en restaurar la Sala Capitular de San Juan. ¡Luce preciosa!
- Nélida Frontera-Muñoz
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
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