Collection CHC5174 - Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Collection

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CHC5174

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Collection

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14 Boxes

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Biographical history

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (born Ileana Ros y Adato; July 15, 1952) was the U.S. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district, serving in Congress from 1989 to 2019. She is a member of the Republican Party.

She was the most senior Republican woman in the U.S. House, and was the first Republican woman elected to the House of Representatives from Florida. She was also the first Hispanic woman, and the first Cuban-American, to be elected to Congress.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in education and her Master of Arts in educational leadership from Florida International University. She attended the University of Miami where she earned a Ph.D. in higher education.

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(1952)

Biographical history

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (born Ileana Ros y Adato; July 15, 1952) is the U.S. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district, serving in Congress since 1989. She is a member of the Republican Party.

She is currently the most senior Republican womna in the U.S. House, and was the first Republican woman elected to the House of Representatives from Florida. She was also the first Hispanic woman, and the first Cuban American, to be elected to Congress.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in education and her Master of Arts in educational leadership from Florida International Universty. She attended the University of Miami where she earned a Ph.D. in higher education.

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The Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Collection contains clippings, brochures, and campaign material from U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

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This collection is open for research.

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This collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of seven calendar days in advance for consultation in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gifts of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, 2012 and 2015.

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