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Jose Doming De Obaldia

Jose Doming De Obaldia, Panamanian diplomatist.


  • Obaldia, Jose Doming De was born on January 30, 1845 in David, Panama. Son of Jose and Ana (Gallogos) de Obaldia.

  • Education

    • Educated in various schools of Panama, Institute de Cristo, Bogotá, Colombia, French’s School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1867, and Bernard’s School, New York, 1868.


    • 2d, David, Panama, 1899, Josefa Jovane. Left New York 1869 and returned to Panama, becoming connected with all of the activities of his father, from which he has never been separated. Largely engaged in raising cattle, mules and horses, and exporting to Costa Rica.

      Still owns some of the largest herds in Panama. Also has other large interests. Colonel of Colombia, senator 2 terms, governor of Panama when it belonged to Colombia.

      Since Independence of November 3, 1903, 2d vice president of the Republic and E. E. and M. P. of Panama to the United States Moderate Catholic. Conservative in politics.


    Clubs: Comercial, International (Panama).


    • Married 1st, David, Panama, 1874, Manuela Jovane.
    • father: Jose Obaldia
    • mother: Ana (Gallogos) Obaldia
    • spouse: David
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    Born January 30, 1845