Manuel Velasco Suárez

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Manuel Velasco Suárez
Governor of Chiapas
In office
1 December 1970 – 30 November 1976
Preceded byJosé Castillo Tielemans
Succeeded byJorge de la Vega Domínguez
Personal details
Born(1914-12-28)28 December 1914
San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
Died2 December 2001(2001-12-02) (aged 87)
Mexico City
Political partyPRI logo (Mexico).svg PRI
Spouse(s)Elvira Siles
ProfessionNeurosurgeon

Manuel Velasco Suárez (28 December 1914 – 2 December 2001) was a Mexican neurologist, neurosurgeon and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party who acted as Governor of Chiapas from 1970 to 1976.[1][2]

He is grandfather of incumbent Governor of Chiapas, Manuel Velasco Coello.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography of Manuel Velasco Suárez" (PDF). Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Velasco Suárez, Manuel". 100 UNAM. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
Preceded by
José Castillo Tielemans
Governor of Chiapas
1970 — 1976
Succeeded by
Jorge de la Vega Domínguez