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Jose Ignacio Rodriguez, Cuban lawyer. member Superior board public instruction and inspector general public instruction, Cuba, 1866.

Background

Rodriguez, Jose Ignacio was born on November 11, 1831 in Havana, Cuba. Son of Jose Ignacio and Catalina (Hernandez) Rodriguez.

Education

Graduate University of Havana, Bachelor of Arts, 1849. Doctor of philosophy and letters, January 30, 1853. Licentiate of law, July 24, 1855.

Doctor civil and canonical law, 1863.

Career

Supernumerary professor, faculty of philosophy, University of Havana, 1855. Professor natural philosophy and chemistry, Havana Preparatory Technology School, 1856. Havana Institute, 1863.

Member Superior board public instruction and inspector general public instruction, Cuba, 1866. Admitted to Havana bar, 1855. Judge (alcalde, mayor) pro tem. in Havana for district of Colon, 1864, and for district of Belen, 1865.

One of founders and editors Revista de Jurisprudencia (law review), 1856-1860. Commissioned to present respects of University of Havana to Queen Isabella II, at Madrid, June 1860. Secretary Economical Society of Friends of the Country, Havana, 1863, and of similar society at Santiago de Cuba.

Settled in the United States, 1869. In Washington, District of Columbia, January 1, 1870. Served in various capacities for Mexico in the United States and Mexican Claim Commission.

Studied American law under Caleb Cushing. Admitted to bar of District of Columbia, and Supreme Court of the United States Court. Practices in international law and Spanish and Spanish-American law.

Secretary International American Conference from February 19, 1890, until its end. Chief translator and head Spanish department Bureau American Republics until 1897. Secretary International American Monetary Commission, 1891.

Went to Paris with American Peace Commission as private confidential adviser in matters of Spanish law, September to December 1898. Secretary delegation of the United States in Pan-American Conference, City of Mexico, 1902-1903. Became chief translator and librarian, Columbus Memorial Library in International Bureau American Republics.

Counsel for claimants in the Mora, Sanguily and Delgado cases. Contributor to numerous Cuban papers and to Catholic Quarterly Review, Philadelphia, and The Forum, New New York Author: Vida de Don Jose, de la Luz y Caballero, 1874. Vida del Presbitero Don Felix Varela, 1878.

Estudio historico sobre el origen des envolvimiento y manifestaciones prácticas de la idea la anexion de Cuba à los Estados Unidos de America, 1901.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Vida de Don Jose, de la Luz y Caballero, 1874. Vida del Presbitero Don Felix Varela, 1878. Estudio historico sobre el origen des envolvimiento y manifestaciones prácticas de la idea la anexion de Cuba à los Estados Unidos de America, 1901.

Membership

Member Superior board public instruction and inspector general public instruction, Cuba, 1866.

Connections

Married Mary A. Joyce, April.

father:
Jose Ignacio Rodriguez

mother:
Catalina (Hernandez) Rodriguez

spouse:
Mary A. Joyce