Eulogio Gomez Franqueira
Person - Gómez Franqueira, Eulogio (1917-1988)

Gómez Franqueira, Eulogio (1917-1988)




Preferred form:

Gómez Franqueira, Eulogio (1917-1988)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Cenlle (Ourense, España)  1917-06-17 - Ourense (España)  1988-04-20


Spanish teacher, businessman, and politician. He studied teaching and practiced as a teacher for almost twenty years, first in San Amaro and then in Castrelo de Miño. As a businessman he also started in Castrelo de Miño, where he set up a cooperative of product distribution. In 1961, Gómez Franqueira was appointed by the Ministry of Agriculture as manager of the Unión Territorial de Cooperativas Orensanas (UTECO/Territorial Union of Orensanas Cooperatives) and promoted the Cooperativas Orensanas (COREN).

In the democracy, he was Deputy for Orense of the Grupo Parlamentario de Unión de Centro Democrático (GUCD/Parliamentary Group of Union of Democratic Center) in the Constituent parliamentary terms, I and II. Manager.

Gómez Franqueira experienced a dramatic episode when, in 1980, a political‑military commando of the terrorist group ETA tried to kidnap him. The businessman himself thwarted the plan of the ETA members.

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

Date of the event: 1977-07-13 - 1979-01-02





Profession (carried on by):

Primary school teachers


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Cenlle (Ourense, España) in 1917-06-17

Lugar de Defunción:

Ourense (España) in 1988-04-20


Related Authorities

ETA  ( Intento de secuestro )

Associative relations :

Unión de Centro Democrático (España)  ( He/She is a member of )


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