Person - Torre, Lino (1866-1921)

Torre, Lino (1866-1921)




Preferred form:

Torre, Lino (1866-1921)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  1866-03-30 - Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  1921-05-07


He was born in Santiago de Compostela to Casimiro Torre Castro, Senator of Pontevedra, and Ignacia Carolina Sánchez-Somoza. His brother Casimiro was also a professor and a liberal politician. He studied at Instituto de Santiago de Compostela and graduated in Civil and Canonical Law at Universidad de Santiago on March 17th, 1887, obtaining his doctorate in Law a year later.

He was professor in Spanish Commercial Law and also taught about the commercial law in the main nations of Europe and America at Universidad de Salamanca in 1899. In November 1899 he was transferred to Universidad de Santiago, where he taught until 1910, when he asked for a voluntary leave to be Parliamentary Deputy. He went back to teaching in 1914. In 1916, he was elected Deputy again and asked for another leave. He was named vice-rector of the Universidad de Santiago from 1918 to 1920. In 1920 he became Rector of the Universidad de Santiago.

He was also Mayor of Santiago with the Liberal Party in 1905 and lawyer of the Colegio de Santiago. He was a member of the Sociedad Económica Amigos del País de Santiago and Parliamentary Deputy for the district of Betanzos in the elections of 1910 and 1916.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho

Profession (carried on by):

Vicerrectores de Universidad

Profession (carried on by):

College presidents

Profession (carried on by):


Profession (carried on by):


(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

College teachers


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) in 1866-03-30

Lugar de Defunción:

Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) in 1921-05-07

Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Torre Sánchez Somoza, Casimiro (1864-1937)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Universidad de Salamanca (España)  ( He/She works for )

Associative relations :

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  ( He/She works for )

External Links

Catálogo de Autoridades:


Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


Producer of:

  • No Units of Description associated.