Antonio José González Zumárraga
|Antonio José González Zumárraga|
|Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Quito|
Antonio José González Zumárraga's coat of arms.
|Installed||June 1, 1985|
|Term ended||March 21, 2003|
|Predecessor||Pablo Muñoz Vega|
|Successor||Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga|
|Created Cardinal||February 21, 2001|
March 18, 1925|
|Died||October 13, 2008
Antonio González Zumárraga
|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
González Zumárraga was born in Pujili, Ecuador. He was ordained priest on July 29, 1951 following studies at the San José seminary in Quito and the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain, where he obtained a doctorate in canon law.
He was made auxiliary bishop of Quito on May 17, 1969 (with the titular diocese of Tagarata) and was consecrated as bishop in Quito on June 15, 1969 by Cardinal Pablo Muñoz Vega, SJ, Archbishop of Quito.