Teófilo Borunda

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Teófilo Borunda Ortiz (Satevó, Chihuahua, February 4, 1912 – March 18, 2001, Ciudad Juárez)[1] was a Mexican politician, member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, was Governor of Chihuahua from 1956 to 1962, Senator and Federal Deputy.

The first public office that was chosen was that of municipal president of Juárez, from 1940 to 1941, term of his management was the founder of the National Confederation of Popular Organizations (CNOP) of the PRI in Ciudad Juarez, Federal Deputy to the XXXIX Legislature from 1943 to 1946, that same year he was designated as Secretary general of the Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada and then again Federal Deputy to the XLI Legislature from 1949 to 1952 and in 1952 he was chosen as Senator represent the State of Chihuahua for the period until in 1958, in this period was President of the Senate.

Before finishing his term as senator, in 1956 was nominated by PRI then he was elected as Governor of Chihuahua until 1962, during his government was finished the railroad Chihuahua to Pacific and he carried to finish the channeling of the Río Chuviscar in its section that crosses the city of Chihuahua.

After he finish his governorship period he was named Manager of the COVE and subsequently Ambassador of Mexico in Argentina.

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  1. ^ http://www.oem.com.mx/elmexicano/notas/n1295121.htm
Preceded by
Jesús Lozoya Solís
Governor of Chihuahua
1956 - 1962
Succeeded by
Práxedes Ginér Durán