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Jose R. Chiriboga Villagomez

Jose R. Chiriboga Villagomez, Ecuadorean diplomat. Decorated by goverments of Cuba, Venezuela, Holland; Grand Cross of Merit (Ecuador); Grand Cross Order Sebastian of Benaleazar; named honorary citizen, all districts of Ecuador. Member Ateneo de Cultura of Ecuador. Association Municipalities of Ecuador (president), Hall Ecuadorean Culture. Lawyers (president). Lions (Quito).

Background

  • Villagomez, Jose R. Chiriboga was born on February 11, 1911 in Quito, Ecuador. Son of Miguel Chiriboga and Ines Villagómez.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Colegio San Gabriel. Juris Doctor, Universidad Central, Quito.

    Career

    • Under-secretary government, Ecuador, 1938-1940, secretary general public administration, 1940-1943. Senator of Republic, 1943-1944. Mayor, City of Quito, 1948-1952.

      Liberal-radical candidate for president, Ecuador, 1952. Ambassador to the United States, Washington, 1953-1960. Minister of foreign relations of Ecuador, from 1960.

      Secretary Commision on Comparative Legislation.

    Membership

    Member Ateneo de Cultura of Ecuador. Association Municipalities of Ecuador (president), Hall Ecuadorean Culture. Lawyers (president). Lions (Quito).

    Connections

    • Married Fanny Barba G., March 12, 1937.; married second to Norma Peters Beacom. Children: Hernán, Enrique.
    • father: Miguel Chiriboga
    • mother: Ines Villagómez
    • spouses: Fanny Barba G.
    • second to Norma Peters Beacom.
    • children: Hernán Villagomez
    • Enrique Villagomez
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    Born February 11, 1911
    Died March 5, 1981
    (aged 70)
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