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Lewis Pérez (11 December 1944[1] – 3 August 2019) was a Venezuelan politician who served as a Senator.[2]

Lewis Pérez
Senator of Venezuela
In office
23 January 1994 – 23 January 1999
Personal details
Lewis Alberto Pérez Daboin

(1944-12-11)11 December 1944
Valera, Venezuela
Died3 August 2019(2019-08-03) (aged 74)
Caracas, Venezuela
Political partyDemocratic Action
Spouse(s)Antonieta Boschetti
Alma materCentral University of Venezuela


He was married to Antonieta Boschetti Manrique for 31 years and had three children: Rosana, Daniel Enrique and José Daniel.[3] He studied medicine at the Central University of Venezuela, obtaining a specialization in 1970.[3]

His political career began in 1975 when he was elected Deputy to Congress by Trujillo State. Then, in 1989, he was again elected as Deputy for his State, acting on that occasion as a member of the Permanent Finance Commission. In the 1993 parliamentary election, he was elected Senator by the Trujillo state, for the period 1994-1999, integrating the Defense Commission of the Congress.[3]

In 1997, he joined the National Executive Committee for Democratic Action (DA), as Secretary of Organization, and appears as a candidate for the 1998 election, in 1995 he appears as one of the candidates in an internal survey,[4] promoting the transformation of DA into the «Betancourt party».[3] On November 28, 1998 assumes as Secretary General of his party, Accion Democratica this because withdraw its support for the candidacy of Luis Alfaro Ucero General Secretary of DA, who refused and was expelled from the party.[5] In 2000, delivers the secretary general Henry Ramos Allup.[6]

He died on 3 August 2019.[7]


  1. ^ "Biografía de Lewis Pérez – Homenaje póstumo de Infocifras" (in Spanish). 3 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Fallece el exsecretario general de Acción Democrática Lewis Pérez a causa de un infarto" (in Spanish). 3 August 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "Biografía de Lewis Pérez". (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  4. ^ Morales, David (9 December 1995). "Se destapa en DA un lucha por la candidatura del 98'" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Ruptura adeca en Venezuela" (in Spanish). El Tiempo. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Las traiciones de Henry Ramos Allup". (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Fallece el exsecretario general de Acción Democrática Lewis Pérez a causa de un infarto" (in Spanish). TalCual. 3 August 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2019.