Joaquín Gamboa Pascoe

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Joaquín Gamboa Pascoe
Senator of the Congress of the Union
for the Federal District
In office
1 September 1976 – 31 August 1982
Preceded byAlfonso Sánchez Madariaga
Succeeded byAbraham Martínez Rivero
Deputy of the Congress of the Union
for the 13th district of the Federal District
In office
1 September 1967 – 31 August 1970
Preceded byHilda Anderson Nevárez
Succeeded byLeopoldo Cerón Sánchez
Personal details
Born(1922-05-30)30 May 1922
Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Died7 January 2016(2016-01-07) (aged 93)
Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Political partyPRI logo (Mexico).svg PRI
OccupationTrade union leader and politician

Joaquín Gamboa Pascoe (May 30, 1922 – January 7, 2016) was a Mexican trade union leader and politician.


He had a degree in law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Gamboa Pascoe was the secretary general of the Federal District Federation of Workers (in Spanish: Federación de Trabajadores del Distrito Federal, FTDF) and since August 9, 2005 he was the current secretary general of the Confederation of Mexican Workers (CTM), the largest confederation of labor unions in the country.

Gamboa Pascoe was elected to the Senate in the mid-1970s, representing the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He ran for reelection in 1988 but lost his bid against Porfirio Muñoz Ledo, a left-wing politician. He has also served in the Chamber of Deputies.

Gamboa Pascoe died on January 7, 2016, aged 93.

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Preceded by
Leonardo Rodríguez Alcaine
Secretary General of the Confederation of Mexican Workers