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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra

 
 
Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
1. Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra Marker
Inscription.
Dr. y Gral.
Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra
1908-2002
Honorable y destacado queretano, caballeroso, leal a sus principios. Ministro plenipotenciario del gobierno de México.
Gobernador de Querétaro de 1949-1955.
Impulsó infinidad de obras de beneficio social, realizó el catastro, el Código Fiscal y actualizó el Código Penal.
Fundador de la Universidad de Querétaro en enero de 1951.
Pueblo y autoridades, le rinden este homenaje como reconocimiento a su extraordinaria labor.
H. Ayuntamiento de Querétaro
2003-2006.

English translation:
Dr. and General
Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra
1908-2002
Honorable and outstanding son of Querétaro, a gentleman, always loyal to his principles. Plenipotentiary Minister of the government of Mexico. Governor of Querétaro from 1949-1955. He created an infinity of social benefit projects, including the real estate registry, the Fiscal Code and updates to the Penal Code. He founded the University of Querétaro in January, 1951. The people and the authorities provide this tribute to him as a recognition of his extraordinary life's work.
Honorable City Council of Querétaro, 2003-2006

 
Erected 2003 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Querétaro 2003-2006.
 
Location.
Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
2. Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra Marker
20° 35.555′ N, 100° 22.812′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Calle Ejército Republicano and Calle La Estrella. Touch for map. The marker and statue are on the grounds of the Cemetery of the Illustrious of Querétaro (Panteón de los Queretanos Ilustres). Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76020, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana (here, next to this marker); Epigmenio González (a few steps from this marker); German Patiño (a few steps from this marker); General José María Arteaga Magallanes (a few steps from this marker); Valentin F. Frías (a few steps from this marker); Félix Osores y Sotomayor (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio Pérez (within shouting distance of this marker); Josefa Vergara y Hernández (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
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Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 26, 2016
3. Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra additional marker
This additional marker to Mondragón Guerra is one of many along the western interior wall of the cemetery. It reads:

Dr. y Gral. Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra
1908-2002
Honorable y destacado queretano, Gral. de Brigada, médico cirujano del Ejercito Mexicano, Gobernador de este estado, fundador de la Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. Pueblo y autoridades, le rinden este homenaje.
H. Ayuntamiento de Querétaro, 2003-2006

English translation:
Dr. y Gral. Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra
1908-2002
Honorable and outstanding son of Querétaro, Brigadier General, doctor and surgeon in the Mexican Army, Governor of this state, founder of the Autonomous University of Querétaro. The people and authorities grant him this tribute.
Honorable Municipality of Querétaro, 2003-2006
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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