Jorge Herrera Delgado

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Jorge Herrera Delgado
Chamber of Deputies
LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress
In office
1 September 2012 – 24 November 2014
Preceded by Pedro Ávila Nevárez
Mayor of Durango
In office
2004–2010
Preceded by José Rosas Aispuro
Succeeded by Jorge Herrera Caldera
Personal details
Born (1961-08-16)16 August 1961
Durango, Durango, Mexico
Died 24 November 2014(2014-11-24) (aged 53)
Durango, Mexico
Political party PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI
Spouse(s) Blanca Estela Castro de Herrera
Occupation Politician

Jorge Herrera Delgado (16 August 1961 – 24 November 2014) was a Mexican politician. A graduate in industrial engineering from the Durango Institute of Technology (ITD), he was a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He founded the radio station XHITD Stereo Technology in Durango. He was Mayor of Durango from 2004-2007, and twice times deputy in the Durango State Congress. He was designated by Governor Jorge Herrera Caldera to head the Durango Department of Education from 15 September 2010 to 7 February 2012.[1][2]

He was elected to represent the fourth district of Durango in the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress (2012-2015). He belonged to following legislative commissions: Urban Development and Territorial Regulation (President), Treasury and Public Expenditure (Secretary), Public Education and Educative Service.

From 15 April, he was a delegate on the Executive National Committee of the PRI in Sonora.

Delgado died on 24 November 2014 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 53.[3]

Prizes[edit]

First Prize of Information Access in the category to Government Employees by Konrad-Adenaur Stiftung (KAS) Foundation and Libertad de Información, A. C. (LIMAC) in 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nombra Herrera Caldera a su gabinete". Government of State of Durango. Retrieved 19 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Perfil del legislador". Legisltive Information System. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Ayala, Silvia (24 November 2014). "Fallece el diputado Jorge Herrera Delgado". Milenio. Retrieved 24 November 2014.