Person - Acosta, Pedro Alcántara de (ca.1788-?)

Acosta, Pedro Alcántara de (ca.1788-?)




Preferred form:

Acosta, Pedro Alcántara de (ca.1788-?)

Fechas de existencia:

1788 - desconocida


He was a lawyer and a government representative. He was a foundling in Maternidad de María Santísima y del Señor San José. He was educated at the University of Havana where he developed a long and prolific career. Before finishing his studies, he worked in the Revenue Administration and in the Secretariat of the Municipality of Santiago de Cuba. He was a lawyer at the Royal Cuban Court of Appeals and a prosecutor at the General Captain's Office. He was elected Government Representative of Santiago de Cuba for the legislatures of 1813 and 1814. As a member of the Agriculture Commission, he had an active participation in the debate on the tobacco destocking. He was the honorary secretary of the Council of His Majesty and knight of the orders of Charles III and Isabella the Catholic.

He married María Ana Lleonart. His retirement record dates from 1859.

Cortes ordinarias, 1813-1814

Date of the event: 1813 - 1814



Lugar de Residencia:

Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)

Lugar de Residencia:

Cádiz (España)


Diccionario biográfico de parlamentarios españoles. 1, Cortes de Cádiz, 1810-1814 [Madrid]: Cortes Generales, Servicios de Publicaciones. 1 disco (CD-ROM). 978-84-7943-386-4 .

Related Authorities

Orden de Carlos III  ( Es miembro de )

Associative relations :

Orden de Isabel la Católica (España)  ( Es miembro de )

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