Héctor Ferrer

Puerto Rican politician

Héctor J. Ferrer Ríos (March 27, 1966 – November 5, 2018) was a Puerto Rican Democratic politician and attorney. He was a legislator in the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico from 2001 to 2012 for three consecutive terms. He was the president of the Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico (PPD) from 2017 to October 2018.[1] Ferrer was born in San Juan.

In September 2015, Ferrer was diagnosed with esophageal cancer.[2] He died in San Juan on November 5, 2018 from the disease at the age of 52.[3]


  1. PDP Party President Biography
  2. Pacheco, Istra (2015-09-28). "Héctor Ferrer tiene cáncer de esófago". Primera Hora (in Spanish). Retrieved 2015-12-27.
  3. Puerto Rico Popular Democratic Party President Ferrer dies at 52