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Amealco de Bonfil in Municipality of Amealco, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Roberto Ruiz Obregón

 
 
Roberto Ruiz Obregón Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2018
1. Roberto Ruiz Obregón Marker
Inscription.
Honor al Merito
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

English translation:
Honor to Merit
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.
 
Location. 20° 11.467′ N, 100° 8.984′ W. Marker is in Amealco de Bonfil, Querétaro, in Municipality of Amealco. Marker is on Carretera San Juan del Rio - Coroneo just south of Calle Constitución de 1917, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amealco de Bonfil, Querétaro 76850, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
Roberto Ruiz Obregón Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2018
2. Roberto Ruiz Obregón Statue and Marker
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); The Royal Inland Road in San Juan del Río (approx. 27 kilometers away); To the Founders of San Juan del Río (approx. 27.2 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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Roberto Ruiz Obregón Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2018
3. Roberto Ruiz Obregón Statue and Marker
Roberto Ruiz Obregón statue sculptor's information image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 1, 2018
4. Roberto Ruiz Obregón statue sculptor's information
The sculpture was made by Juan Velasco Perdomo, Fundicion Neleco, S.A. de C.V., agosto de 1997. Note the sculptor's signature on the statue's leg visible in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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