The Resource Federico Peña papers, (manuscript)

Federico Peña papers, (manuscript)

Label
Federico Peña papers, 1984-1997
Title
Federico Peña papers
Inclusive dates
1984-1997
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The materials consist of a varied assortment of items from Peña's time as Mayor of Denver and as a member of President Clinton's Cabinet. Items from Peña's two terms as Mayor include, news clippings, press releases (1984-1990), speeches (1986-1990), schedules (1987-1988), appointment books, agendas, Mayor's Task Force on the Denver Symphony Orchestra (1988) and Central Bank Material. Materials from his period of service to the Clinton's administration include, general correspondence, oil policy memorandum and news information grafts, charts on U.S. and world oil consumption, information on the Electricity Bill (with appendices), National Aviation System binder (1996), Energy Resources agenda binder (1997), U.S. Department of Transportation binder (including budget and personal correspondence), Secretary of Energy departmental documents, media material and press releases, research material on the forty-niners, and notes, contacts, awards, ephemera and assorted photographs
Biographical or historical data
Born in Laredo, Texas in 1947, Federico Peña earned a J.D. at the University of Texas School of Law in 1972. He subsequently moved to Denver, Colo. to work as an attorney. In 1979, he was elected as a democrat to the Colorado House of Representatives, eventually became minority leader. Peña went on to become the first hispanic Mayor of Denver, serving two terms (1983-1990). During the Clinton administration, Peña was appointed Secretary of Transportation (1993-1997) and Secretary of Energy (1997-1998). At the end of Clinton's second presidency, Peña returned to Denver as a Senior Advisor for the investment firm of Vestar Capital Partners. He became one of the firm's Managing Directors in 2000. "Peña Boulevard," which connects Denver International Airport (DIA) to Interstate 70 is named for him. During his terms as Denver's Mayor, Peña had spearheaded efforts to build the new airport.
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DPL
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Peña, Federico
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Peña, Federico
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  • Peña, Federico
  • United States
  • United States
  • Vestar Capital Partners (Colo.)
  • Denver International Airport
  • Secretary of Transportation,
  • Secretary of Energy,
  • Municipal government
  • Energy policy
  • Transportation
  • Hispanic Americans
Label
Federico Peña papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
12 linear ft. (12 boxes), 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize file folder
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Federico Pena;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213374806
  • (OCoLC)213374806
  • (OCoLC)695061
Label
Federico Peña papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
12 linear ft. (12 boxes), 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize file folder
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Federico Pena;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213374806
  • (OCoLC)213374806
  • (OCoLC)695061

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