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Miguel Lanz Duret, Mexican lawyer, public. Decorated Medal of Military Merit (Mexico); recipient Medal Honor, U. Missouri, 1943; Maria Moors Cabot medal, Columbia, 1946; medal Les Palmes de l’Academie (France).


Duret, Miguel Lanz was born on January 12, 1909 in Mexico, D.F. Son of Miguel Lanz Duret and Concepción Sierra.


Bachelor of Science, Colegio Frances Morelos, 1928. Law Degree, National U. Mexico, 1934, Master Political Sciences (honorary). Bachelor of Journalism (honorary), Columbia.


With El Universal, since 1934, successively mechanic superintendent, advertising manager, labor relations counsel business manager, general manager dailies, president, since 1940. President Banco de las Artes Gráficas.


Member Mexico City Police Commission. Served as brigadier general Mexican Army, World World War II. Member Bar Association Mexico, American Society Military Engineers, Inter-American Press Association (president 1953-1954), Sigma Delta Chi.

Clubs: Chapultepec Golf, Mexico City Country, Azteca Golf, Banqueros, Jockey (Mexico City).


Married Francisca Dolores Valdes, February 26, 1937. Children: -Miguel Lanz, Francisco, Carlos, Dolores.

Miguel Lanz Duret

Concepción Sierra

Francisca Dolores Valdes

-Miguel Lanz Duret

Francisco Duret

Carlos Duret

Dolores Duret