Person - García Igual, Arturo (1915-2010)

García Igual, Arturo (1915-2010)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

García Igual, Arturo (1915-2010)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

València (España)  1915 - València (España)  2010

History:

Spanish industrialist that was exiled. He was born in Valencia in 1915. His father was music teacher and of republican ideas. Arturo started his studies in the Serrano Morales group of Valencia. When he finished in 1928, he started to work in Banco Popular and joined the Socialist Party. When the Spanish Civil War started, he volunteered in the Artillery Corps of the Republican army. He was wounded in Chinchilla (Albacete) while practicing and moved through different hospitals. He was in rearguard in Valencia, but later returned to the front and fought in the Ebro Battle. When the war was over, he went to France and then to Mexico. He developed there his professional career in the electrical industry, becoming manager of several companies.

He returned to Spain in 1971 and finally settled in Valencia. He contributed in the creation of the "Patronat Sud-Nord de la Universitad de València" and wrote his memoirs "Entre aquella España nuestra... y la peregrina". He died in 2010.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

 
Mexique (barco de vapor)

Date of the event: 1939 - 1942

 

Occupations

Gerentes in  México  Obs.:  de empresas de electricidad.

Places

Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón (Albacete, España) in 1936 Obs.:  formación en artillería

Place of arrival:

France in 1939

Place of arrival:

Veracruz (México) in 1939-07-14

València (España) in 1915-01-03

Lugar de Nacimiento:

València (España) in 1915

Lugar de Defunción:

València (España) in 2010

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

Sources

. 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.

García Igual, Arturo. Alonso, Marisol. Aub, Elena. Proyecto de Historia Oral "Refugiados Españoles en México", Archivo de la Palabra, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), México : entrevista a Arturo García Igual. realizada por Marisol Alonso y anexo realizado por Elena Aub [para el Instituto Nacional de Antropología E Historia de México En Colaboración Con el Ministerio de Cultura de España]. [s.L.: S.N.]: 1981]. 288 H..

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

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