Amealco de Bonfil in Amealco, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Roberto Ruiz Obregón
La gratitud un hermoso sentimiento
por ella el pueblo amealcense dedica este homenaje a su hijo predilecto
Don Roberto Ruiz Obregon
quien con su participación desinteresada ha hecho posible un Amealco mas digno, legando a las futuras generaiones un ejemplo de trabajo, honestidad y respeto.
Amealco, Qro., agosto de 1997.
H. Ayuntamiento 94-97
Gratitude is a beautiful feeling and it is the reason that the people of Amealco dedicate this tribute to their favorite son
Roberto Ruiz Obregón
who with his selfless participation has made possible a more dignified Amealco, bequeathing to future generations an example of work, honesty and respect.
Amealco, Querétaro, August 1997.
Honorable City Council 1994-1997
Erected 1997 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Amealco 1994-1997.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1997.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amealco de Bonfil QUE 76850, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 27 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The 400th Anniversary of the Founding of Amealco (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Introduction of Electricity to Huimilpan (approx. 24.3 kilometers away); The Mexican Constitution of 1917 (approx. 24.4 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 24.4 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 26.1 kilometers away); The Legend of Jesús de la Portería (approx. 26.2 kilometers away); Juárez on June 2, 1863 (approx. 26.9 kilometers away); Juárez - May 28, 1864 (approx. 26.9 kilometers away).
Regarding Roberto Ruiz Obregón. The marker commemorates Ruiz Obregon's designation as a 'Favorite Son of Amealco' in 1997. Roberto Ruiz Obregón worked in many areas, but is most well known for obtaining the first rights to Coca-Cola in the state of Querétaro in 1938. He supported many social and education projects in Amealco and in other parts of Mexico. He is considered to be a pioneer in the industrialization of Querétaro, which is now a hub for transportation and manufacturing.
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