Benjamin Manglona

Northern Mariana Islands politician

Benjamin Taisacan Manglona (March 31, 1938 – April 24, 2016) was a Northern Mariana Islands politician and civil engineer. He was the island's longest serving elected official having served as a congressman, senator, and former mayor of Rota (the third largest island in the island's chain).

Manglona served as the third Lieutenant Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands of the Northern Mariana Islands from 1990 to 1994 and as Mayor of Rota from 1998 to 2006.[1]

Manglona died on April 24, 2016 in Rota, Northern Mariana Islands from a stroke, aged 78.[2]

References Edit

  1. Eugenio, Haidee V. (2011-04-11). "Senate OKs renaming Rota airport after former mayor Manglona". Saipan Tribune. Archived from the original on 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2011-04-11.
  2. Benjamin T. Manglona, 78