Francisco Garrido Patrón

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Francisco Garrido
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Governor of Querétaro
In office
1 October 2003 – 30 September 2009
Preceded by Ignacio Loyola
Personal details
Born Mexico City
Political party National Action Party (PAN)
Profession Lawyer

Francisco Garrido Patrón (b. Mexico City, Distrito Federal in 1953) is a Mexican politician, who was governor of the State of Querétaro from 2003 to 2009, and member of the National Action Party (PAN).

Previously he was mayor of Querétaro City, from 1 October 1997, to 30 September 2000. When he was candidate there was controversy on whether he complied with the required number of years living in the city. During his term, he resolved the problem of street ambulantes, street vendors.

In the 2003 governor election he defeated Fernando Ortiz (PRI, candidate for second time). Garrido inaugurated the new international airport in 2004. He has stimulated the aeronautical industry in the state. Controversy is now on his constant trips to Europe and on state money spent on radio and TV ads of his duty.

He is married with Marcela Torres and they have 3 children.

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Preceded by
Ignacio Loyola Vera
Governor of Querétaro
2003–2009
Succeeded by
José Calzada Rovirosa
Preceded by
Lic. Jesús Rodríguez Hernández
Municipal President of Queretaro
1997–2000
Succeeded by
Dr. Rolando García Ortiz