Jesús Murillo Karam
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|Jesús Murillo Karam|
|Attorney General of Mexico|
December 4, 2012 – February 27th, 2015
|President||Enrique Peña Nieto|
|Preceded by||Marisela Morales|
|Governor of Hidalgo|
April 1, 1993 – October 28, 1998
|Preceded by||Adolfo Lugo|
|Succeeded by||Humberto Lugo Gil|
March 2, 1948 |
Real del Monte, Hidalgo
|Political party||Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)|
|Alma mater||Autonomous University of Hidalgo State|
Jesús Murillo Karam (born March 2, 1947) is a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He served as governor of the state of Hidalgo from 1993 to 1998. In 1998 he became Undersecretary of Public Security and then joined the campaign of Francisco Labastida for President of Mexico in the year 2000. He is of Lebanese descent.
In 2006 he was elected senator for his state and in February 2007 as secretary general of his party with Beatriz Paredes as president. He was president of Commission of Interior in the Mexican Senate. In September 2012 was elected member of LXII Legislature of Mexican Congress an president of Deputies Chamber, position that he resigned to became Attorney General of Mexico.
Gerardo Sosa Castelán
|Senator in the LX Legislature of the Mexican Congress
Roberto Pedraza Martínez (interim)
|Governor of Hidalgo
Humberto Lugo Gil
* Requested a license to leave his post to serve as secretary general of his party.
- Grayson, George W. (2010). Mexico: narco-violence and a failed state?. Transaction Publishers. p. 145. ISBN 978-1-4128-1151-4. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
- Torres, Manuel (4 December 2012). "Jesús Murillo Karam es ratificado por el Senado como nuevo procurador". CNNMéxico (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 December 2012.
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