José Eusebio Barros Baeza

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José Eusebio Barros Baeza
Parliamentary Representative, Republic of Chile
In office
Preceded by Manuel José de Hurtado
Succeeded by Manuel García Banqueda
Constituency Department of Bulnes and Department of Yungay
Parliamentary Representative, Republic of Chile
In office
Preceded by Juan Villar Prado
Succeeded by Andrés Chacón Barry
Constituency Itata Province and Maule Province
Personal details
Born 1810
Santiago de Chile, Chile
Died 1881 (aged 70–71)
Santiago de Chile, Chile
Citizenship Chile
Political party National Party
Occupation Lawyer

José Eusebio Barros Baeza (1810–1881) was a Chilean lawyer and politician. He was born in Santiago in 1810. He died in the same city in 1881. He was the son of Don Antonio and Dona Barros Grez Deidamia Baeza de la Fuente.


José Eusebio Barros Baeza studied at the Instituto Nacional (the National Institute), where he graduated as a lawyer in 1842. He worked immediately in the Municipality of Santiago, then went to the Ministry of Justice, Culture and Education, as Secretary (1846).

Political life[edit]

A follower of Manuel Montt, Baeza first campaigned for the Conservatives then later moved over to the National Party, of which he was elected deputy by Bulnes (1855-1858) and by Itata (1858-1861). During these periods he integrated the Standing Committee on Education and Welfare.

He was secretary of the Chamber of Deputies (1855-1856). He was later a member of the Chilean Legation in Rio de Janeiro (1863) and Guatemala (1868). He became Minister of the Court of Appeals of Santiago in 1870.