Friday, December 25, 2009
Maurice Ferre for US Senate 2010
Maurice Ferre : Biographical Sketch
Maurice Ferre is the former six-term mayor of the City of Miami and a candidate for the United States Senate.
The life of Maurice Ferre has been marked by a style of public service that encourages people of vastly different views and philosophies to work together for the common good and progress.
Ferre began his career in public service as a member of the Florida House of Representatives and then went on to be elected a commissioner of the City of Miami. He served as the Mayor of Miami from 1973 until 1985. Ferre provided leadership and vision as Miami took its place as one of the world's most vibrant, eclectic, diverse international cities. As Mayor, Ferre focused on economic development, job creation, and a visionary approach to improving South Florida's transportation, business and public infrastructure.
After his terms as mayor, Ferre has involved himself in far-reaching business interests, public service and commentary on current and political affairs.
Ferre was born in the American territory of Puerto Rico and is a resident of Miami. He is a graduate of the University of Miami and is married to M. Mercedes Malaussena Ferre. They have been blessed with six children and 12 grandchildren.
P.O. Box 558807
Miami, FL 33255