Martín Travieso, Jr. (1882 – 1971) was a Puerto Rican politician, senator, lawyer, and judge. He was a member of the Senate of Puerto Rico from 1917 to 1921. He also served as Mayor of San Juan from 1921 to 1923.
|4th Chief of Justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court|
|Preceded by||Emilio del Toro Cuebas|
|Succeeded by||Angel de Jesús Sánchez|
|Mayor of San Juan|
|Preceded by||Roberto H. Todd Weels|
|Succeeded by||Rafael Díaz de Andino|
|Member of the Puerto Rico Senate|
from the at-large district
|Born||July 6, 1882|
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, Spain
|Died||January 15, 1971(aged 88)|
|Political party||Union (Before 1931)|
Republican Statehood (1948–1967)
New Progressive (1967–1971)
|Education||Cornell University (LLB)|
Travieso left the Union Party in 1931 and joined the Liberal Party of Puerto Rico. In 1936, he was appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. He then served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico from 1944 to 1948.
For the 1948 general elections, Travieso was a candidate for Governor, representing a coalition of several parties (the Socialist Party and Puerto Rican Renewal Party, among others). However, he lost to Luis Muñoz Marín.
Travieso died in 1971 at age 88.
Roberto H. Todd Wells
| Mayor of San Juan
Rafael Díaz de Andino
Pedro de Aldrey Montolio
| Associate Justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court
Pedro Pérez Pimentel
Emilio del Toro Cuebas
| Chief of Justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court
Angel de Jesús Sánchez
|Party political offices|
|New political party|| Republican Statehood nominee for Governor of Puerto Rico
Francisco López Domínguez