Person - Castejón Martínez de Arizala, Federico (1888-1972)

Castejón Martínez de Arizala, Federico (1888-1972)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Córdoba (España)  1888-11-20 - Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz, España)  1972-01-16


Judge from the Supreme Court of Justice, deputy and professor of Spanish Criminal Law. He was born in Córdoba and he died in Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz). He was the son of Federico Castejón y León and María Dolores Martínez de Arizala y Villa. He got married to Concepción Chacón de la Aldea.

He started his academic training studying the baccalaureate at the Technical Institute of Córdoba. He then got the degree on Law at the University of Seville and he was awarded a doctorate at the Universidad Central in Madrid. Moreover, he got a scholarship from the Council of Extension of Studies for his stay in Paris and Rome and thanks to it he was able to work at the University of Rome. In addition, the Faculty of Law of Seville gave him a grant to study in Paris.

He started his academic training being an assistant professor at the Universities of Seville and Zaragoza.

It was at the latest university where he received the chair of Criminal Law and he also was a lecturer of Criminal Sociology and Statistics at the Criminology School of Madrid, as well as professor at the Universidad María Cristina from the order of St. Augustine of El Escorial.

He was sanctioned in 1940 and he also carried out the following activities:

Founder of the Criminology Institute at the University of Seville.


Supply hearing Lieutenant from the General Audit of the II Military Region.

Provincial Deputy.

Director of the magazine Revista de los Tribunales (Seville).

Judge from the Supreme Court.

President of the section number 8 (Criminal Law) from the National Institute of Legal Studies and the Spanish National Research Council.

Member of the National Institute of Criminology.

President of the Aero Club of Andalusia (1936-1937).

He was part of the Secretary from the United Nations in matters of Prevention of Crimes and Treatment of Offenders.

Honorary president of the Instituto Penal y Penitenciario Hispano-luso-americano y Filipino [Hispanic-Portuguese-American and Philippine Criminal and Penitentiary Centre].

Member of the Hispanic Cultural Centre.


Profession (carried on by):

Legislators in  Spain between 1923 and 1928 Obs.:  Diputado provincial

Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Sevilla (España) in 1913-02-13 Obs.:  Universidad de Sevilla

Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers in  Sevilla (España) in 1913-12-16 Obs.:  Colegiado y ejercicio en Sevilla y colegiado en Madrid

Profession (carried on by):

Lieutenants in  Spain in 1920-08-02 Obs.:  Teniente auditor interino de la Auditoría general de la II Región Militar.



Córdoba (España) in 1888-11-20


Madrid (España)


Rome between 1909-10-14 and 1910-09-01 Obs.:  Estudiante


París (Isla de Francia, Francia) in 1929-09-01 Obs.:  Estudiante


Lisboa (Portugal) in 1933 Obs.:  Estudiante


Coímbra (Portugal) in 1933 Obs.:  Estudiante


Málaga (España)


Sevilla (España) in 1913-02-13 Obs.:  Trabajo Universidad de Sevilla

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Córdoba (España) in 1888-11-20

Lugar de Defunción:

Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz, España) in 1972-01-16

Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Castejón Martínez de Arizala, Rafael (1893-1986)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Tribunal Supremo (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Magistrado del Tribunal Supremo, nombrado por O. de 11 de noviembre, 1938; toma posesión el 25 del mismo mes. )

Associative relations :

Universidad Central. Facultad de Derecho (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante de doctorado. )

Universidad de Zaragoza (España)  ( He/She is a member of; 2 de septiembre, 1912. R.O. de nombramiento como profesor auxiliar (grupo 2º) de la Universidad de Zaragoza. )

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