José Antonio Murgas

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José Antonio Murgas Aponte
Minister of Labour and Social Security
In office
April 17, 1973 – August 7, 1974
President Misael Pastrana Borrero
Preceded by Crispin Villazon de Armas
Succeeded by María Elena Jimenéz de Crovo
Governor of the Department of Cesar
In office
August 22, 1970 – June 17, 1971
President Misael Pastrana Borrero
Preceded by Alfonso Araújo Cotes
Succeeded by Manuel Germán Cuello
Personal details
Nationality Colombia
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Margarita Puche Lacouture
Children Carlos Murgas Puche
Occupation Politician

José Antonio Murgas is a Colombian politician. Murgas was Minister of Work and Social Security under the presidency of Misael Pastrana by Decree 739 of April 17, 1973 replacing Crispin Villazon de Armas.[1] Murgas was also appointed Governor of the Department of Cesar between August 22, 1970 and June 17, 1971.[2] Murgas also served as Ambassador of Colombia to the United Nations.

Governor of Department of Cesar (1970-1971)[edit]

Cabinet[edit]

  • Secretary of Government: Jaime Calderon Bruges
  • Secretary of Development: Jose Maria Oñate Araujo
  • Secretary of Finances: Rafael Gonzalez Daza
  • Secretary of Education: Jose Diaz Cuadro
  • Chief of Planning: Luis Enrique Duran Arias
  • Chief of Judicial Bureau: Nestor Vizcaino

References[edit]

  1. ^ González Díaz, Andrés. Ministros del Siglo XX (in Spanish). 2nd. Luis Angel Arango Library. Retrieved May 26, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Reseña Histórica de la Creación del Departamento del Cesar" (DOC) (in Spanish). Gobernación del Cesar. p. 10. Retrieved May 22, 2009. 

Colombian Ministers of Labour and Social Protection