Toñito Silva

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Antonio "Toñito" Silva
Member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives from the 8th District
In office
1993–2014
Personal details
Political partyNew Progressive Party (PNP)

Antonio "Toñito" Silva Delgado is a Puerto Rican politician. He has been a member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives since 1993.

Before been elected to the Puerto Rico House of Representatives Silva was the president of the Bayamón Municipal Assembly. He was first elected to the House of Representatives at the 1992 general election. He represents the District 8.[1] Silva has been reelected five times (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012).[2]

Silva is married to Yvonne Santiago. He also has three children from a previous marriage to Jenny Rivera: Antonio, Jenning, and Anthony.[3][4] His youngest son, Anthony, died on June 15, 2010 from complications caused after an accident in a four-wheel ATV.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elecciones Generales 1992: Representante por el Distrito 08". CEEPUR.
  2. ^ Muñiz, Alba (November 12, 2012). "Desilusionado Toñito Silva con la política partidista en la Legislatura". El Nuevo Día.
  3. ^ Hernández, Damaris and Daniel Rivera Vargas (June 16, 2010). "Llegan a dar el pésame a Toñito". El Nuevo Día.
  4. ^ Hernández, Damaris (June 17, 2010). "Vivió 20 años intensos". El Nuevo Día.
  5. ^ Andreu, Leila (June 12, 2010). "Toñito Silva sufre gravedad de su hijo menor". Primera Hora.
  6. ^ "Fallece el hijo de Toñito Silva". El Nuevo Día. June 15, 2010.

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