Alfonso Martínez Domínguez

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Alfonso Martínez Domínguez

(Deceased Nov. 6, 2002) A --Jan. 7,1922. b- Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.. c Elementary studies in Monterrey; Secondary studies in Mexico city; BA from Franco -Mexican College, Mexico City d-- Federal Deputy from Federal District, Dist. 4, 1946-1949, member of the Committee for the Department of the Federal District, 2nd Balloting Committee, Public Works Committee, Securities Committee. federal deputy from Federal District. dist. 17, 1952-1955, member of Legislative Studies Committee and Tourism Committee; federal deputy from the State of Nuevo Leon, 1964-1967, Dist. 4, president of Chamber of Deputies, Dec., 1964, President of Gran Comision, member of 1st Committee on Government, Constitutional Affairs Committee; governor, nUEVO lEON, 1979- 1985; Senator from the state of Nuevo Leon, 1988-1991.e Secretary of organization regional PRI Committee of the Federal District. 1955;secretary of popular action,CEN of PRI,1946; president of CEN of PRI, 1968-1970; Secretary-General of CNOP of PRI, 1962-1965. f- Began governmental career as a clerk (5th category) in Department of the Federal District; 1937; chief editor, Department of Republican Relations, Department of the Federal District, 1970-1971; director general of Airport and Auxiliary services, Secretariat of Communications and Transportation, 1987-1988.g-- Secretary-general Union of Workers of the Department of the Federal District 1942-1943. H Author of 2 books on history. i Son of Alfonso Martinez de la Garza, Physician and Margarita Rafaela Dominguez Gil Samaniego; grandson of DR. Alfonso Martinez de la Garza and Maria del Refugio de la Garza.

Resigned from the Federal District after 1971  student riot in Mexico City; most observers see the resignation as a result of power struggles within the ruling circle rather than just the result of the riots.
Alfonso Martinez Dominguez, represents a traditional type of Mexican Politician who has almost become extinct. Coming from a very poor background and with Virtually no education ( 3  honorary degree[1] or a degree honoris causa (Latin: "for the sake of the honor")[, He worked his way up through the party hierarchy. Martinez Dominguez becoming the president of PRI In the 1960's

Known and remembered for his tenacity, focus, passion for his country, with a reputation of a ruthless politician with great unique capacities

Mayor of Mexico City in 1971, Governor of Nuevo León from 1979 Senator from 1988, 1997

He served as secretary general of the federal bureaucrats union (FSTSE, 1949 – 1952) and got elected to the Chamber of Deputies in three different occasions. He was 2 times senator and Governor of Nuevo León.


  • Diccionario biográfico del gobierno mexicano, Ed. Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico, 1992.