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Francisco Leon De La Barra


Francisco Leon De La Barra, Mexican diplomat. Member Mexico Federal Congress, 1891-1896.


Barra, Francisco Leon De La was born on June 16, 1863 in Queretaro, Mexico. Son of General Bernabe L. and Louisa (Quijano) D.


Educated Instituto Baz, Escuela Nacional Preparatoria, Escuela Nacional de Jurisprudencia, City of Mexico.


Member Mexico Federal Congress, 1891-1896. Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to S.A. republics on Atlantic side, 1902. Representative of Mexico Government to Netherlands and Belgium, 1904.

Ambassador to the United States since 1908. Successfully negotiated treaties with Holland and Italy. Has made a special study of international law.

Delegate of Academy of Legislation and Jurisprudence to Ibero-American Judicial Congress, Madrid, 1892. Delegate Pan.Am. Congress, City of Mexico, 1901. Delegate of Mexico Government to Pan-American Congress, Rio Janeiro, 1906 and Peace Conference, The Hague, 1907.

Writer upon international law and arbitration. Address: 1415 I St., Washington.


Member Mexico Federal Congress, 1891-1896.


Married Madame Marie Hellen Borneque, of City of Mexico, October 14, 1895.

General Bernabe learning disabilities

Louisa (Quijano) D.

Madame Marie Hellen Borneque