Alejandro Almeida

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Template:Infobox Congressman Alejandro Almeida (born January 1, 1926) is an American politician from Havana, Cuba.[1][2]

Early life and education

Alejandro was born in Havana in 1926. The son of the Cuban business and economics minister.[2] He attended private schools in Havana and received his Bachelor of Economics degree (BEc) from the University of Havana in 1942.[1] He also received a Juris doctor. At law school he became good friends with Fidel Castro, the future leader of communist Cuba.[1][2]

Military career

Alejandro joined the military at 24 years of age as a Mayor (Major) in the intelligence branch of the Cuban military. 2 years later he was promoted to the rank of Coronel (Colonel).[2] when the Cuban Revolution started Fidel Castro contacted Alejandro to[3]

Post-politics

In recent years, Almeida has worked at Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn, a Tallahassee-based insurance agency and been active in related trade associations and lobbying for the industry[3].

References

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named AlmeidaSite
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Speaker profile". Speaker profile. November 5, 2011. https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Speakers/alejandro-almeida. 

External links

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