Person - Sánchez Resas, José Domingo (1779-1845)

Sánchez Resas, José Domingo (1779-1845)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Monte Escobedo (Zacatecas, México)  1779-08-05 - Guadalajara (Jalisco, México)  1845-04-08


He was an ecclesiastic born in the municipality of Monte Escobedo (Zacatecas). In 1809 he obtained the degree of Doctor of Theology from the Colegio Seminario Conciliar de Guadalajara (Mexico). On May 5, 1813, he was elected one of the six representatives of Guadalajara. In April 1814 he arrived in Spain and presented his candidature before the Cortes, which was accepted on April 28, swearing in and taking possession of his position in parliament the following day. However, he was discharged on May 10, when the Cortes (parliament) was dissolved. He then returned to Guadalajara where, around 1820 became a canon in the cathedral.

After the reestablishment of the constitutional regime, in August 1820 he was again elected as a Cortes representative of the province of Guadalajara. His was presented in September 1820 and admitted by the Cortes on March 28, 1821, swearing in and taking office the following day.

On June 23 of the same year, due to health problems, he was granted a permit to leave Madrid when the sessions of the legislature were over, moving then to Paris. As he was unable to recover on 29 September 1821, he was granted a permit to return to his province.

From 1839 he occupied other ecclesiastical posts: he was archdeacon of the cathedral church in Guadalajara (Mexico), provisional governor of the mitre, and vicar general and judge of wills, chaplaincies and pious works. On 30 January 1843 Pope Gregory XVI elected him Bishop of Macra, an appointment that he finally did not accept.

In addition to his ecclesiastical activity, in 1832, 1833 and 1841 he was part of the legislative assemblies of the State of Jalisco He was a member of the church commission in the courts when they decided to add some representatives from overseas. He had only one participation in the debates, in which he requested a first-class port to be set up in Chacala (a town belonging to the municipality of Compostela, in Nayarit), on the Pacific, to activate trade in the area.

He died on April 8, 1845 in Guadalajara.

Cortes de Cádiz, 1810-1813

Date of the event: 1810 - 1813



Lugar de Nacimiento:

Monte Escobedo (Zacatecas, México) in 1779-08-05

Lugar de Defunción:

Guadalajara (Jalisco, México) in 1845-04-08





Diccionario biográfico de parlamentarios españoles. [Madrid]: Cortes Generales, Servicios de Publicaciones. 1 disco (CD-ROM). 978-84-7943-386-4 .

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Cabildo de la Catedral de Guadalajara (Jalisco, México)  ( He/She is a member of )

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Obispo de Chiapas  ( Ocupa /Ejerce de_en )

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