Victor Blanco

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Victor Blanco was nominated August 8, 1988, by President Ronald Reagan "to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 1994." If confirmed, Blanco was to be designated as Chairman. Reagan had previously appointed Blanco as Chairman in September 1982. [1]

In 1984, the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) described Blanco as "a right-wing Cuban-American California businessman selected by Reagan as the IAF's chairman." [2]

Following his resignation, on April 12, 1994, President William J. Clinton replaced Blanco on the IAF Board with Maria Otero, of the District of Columbia. [3]


According to his nomination bio, Blanco had been "chairman of the board of Multiple Medical Management of Los Angeles, in Arcadia, CA," since 1978, and "president and chief executive officer for Blanco and Allaina Partnership, since 1979. Prior to this he was with the program division for international marketing in Latin America for Abbott Laboratories.

"Mr. Blanco received a B.S. degree from La Progresiva de Cardenas in Cuba and the University of Havana School of Veterinary Medicine, 1954 - 1957. He served in the U.S. Army, 1958 - 1961. He was born August 26, 1936, in Cuba."

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