Héctor García Ribeyro

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Héctor García Ribeyro was a Peruvian politician and businessman born in Lima, Peru on February 16, 1909 and died in Arequipa, Peru on May 12, 1963. He was the Mayor of Lima from 1956 to 1962 prior to that he had been a Council Member in the Lima City Council from 1939 to 1945 and Mayor of Ancon from 1952 to 1956. Married Maria Ayulo Vargas in 1940 in Lima-Peru the father of Hector (b. 1941), Gonzalo (b. 1944) and Felipe (b. 1945-d.1948) He was a Board member of Banco Popular del Peru, Enrique Ferreyros, Corporacion del Santa,[citation needed] & Co. Chairman Compañia Hotelera Peruana, among others.

Personal life[edit]

He study his schooling in Lima at the Recoleta School, in the UK in Herne Bay International School, Kent and Ecole St. Barbe in Paris. Had received several mayor decorations, among them:

  • Peruvian:
    • Orden del Sol del Perú
    • Orden de Mérito Civil
    • Orden del Merito Aeronáutico
  • British:
    • Commander of the British Empire C.B.E.
  • French:
    • Commander of the Legion of Honor
    • Commander of the Order of Beaux Arts
  • Spanish:
    • Order of Isabel la Catolica
  • Brazilian:
    • Orden Cruceiro do Sul
  • Mexican:
    • Gran Cruz Azteca
  • Colombia:
    • Order of San Carlos
Preceded by
Luis T. Larco
Mayor of Lima
1956–1962
Succeeded by
Anita Fernandini de Naranjo