Person - Galarza Gago, Félix (1898-?)

Galarza Gago, Félix (1898-?)




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Galarza Gago, Félix (1898-?)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Madrid (España)  1898-11-11 - desconocida


Spanish lawyer that was exiled. He was born in Madrid in 1898, in a liberal monarchic family. His father was soldier and his brother was Ángel Galarza, Director-General of Security, founder of the Assault Guard and Minister of the "Ministerio de la Gobernación" of the Republic.

Félix started his studies in San Isidro School of Madrid and then went to London to keep studying until 1914. Between 1914 and 1919, he studied Laws in the "Universidad Central de Madrid". He passed the Civil Service examination for Lawyer in 1921 and was sent to Madrid. Later on, he was designated Civil Governor in Gipuzkoa and was sent to Vigo's harbor as Chief Inspector in 1933. He joined the Socialist Party in 1936 and was sent in 1937 as Consul to Tangier and Fes. When the Spanish Civil War finished in 1939, he exiled in Casablanca. In October 1941, he went to Mexico with his wife and son on board "Quanza" ship.

Between 1941 and 1979, he worked in different Mexican companies as dealer. His wife died and he married again in 1960 a Mexican woman, who had a child with. However, he never became Mexican citizen. He had a relationship with other two Spanish refugees. He went back to Spain in 1977 and was granted his lawyer pension.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

República Española, 1931-1939

Description: Gobernador civil de Guipúzkoa (1921), Comisario en Vigo (1933) y Cónsul en Tánger y Fez (1937).



Comisarios in 1933 Obs.:  Puerto de Vigo

Administrators in  México  Obs.:  de diferentes empresas

Gerentes in  Tehuacán (Puebla, México)  Obs.:  Gerente de Ventas


Place of departure:

Casablanca (Marruecos) in 1940

Place of arrival:

Veracruz (México) in 1941-11-19


Guadalajara (Jalisco, México) in 1958

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1898-11-11



. Pla Brugat, Dolores. Catálogo del fondo de historia oral : refugiados españoles en México : Archivo de la Palabra. 1ª ed.. Dolores Pla Brugat (coordinadora). México D.F.: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. 2011. 1 CD-ROM. 978-607-484-184-8.

Galarza, Félix. Tuñon, Enriqueta. Proyecto de Historia Oral "Refugiados Españoles en México", Archivo de la Palabra, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), México : entrevista con Félix Galarza. realizada... por Enriqueta Tuñón [para el Instituto Nacional de Antropología E Historia de México En Colaboración Con el Ministerio de Cultura de España]. [s.l.: s.n.. 178 H..

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Family relationships :

Galarza Gago, Ángel (1892-1966)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Galarza Vidal, Ángel (1856-1940)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

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Partido Socialista Obrero Español. Comisión Ejecutiva  ( He/She is a member of )

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