Adolfo Ruiz Cortines

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Adolfo Ruiz Cortines
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54th President of Mexico
In office
1 December 1952 (1952-12-01) – 30 November 1958 (1958-11-30)
Preceded byMiguel Alemán Valdés
Succeeded byAdolfo López Mateos
Secretary of the Interior
In office
30 June 1948 – 30 October 1951
PresidentMiguel Alemán Valdés
Preceded byErnesto P. Uruchurtu
Succeeded byErnesto P. Uruchurtu
Governor of Veracruz
In office
1 December 1944 – April 1948
Preceded byJorge Cerdán Lara
Succeeded byÁngel Carvajal Bernal
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
for Veracruz′s 3rd district
In office
1 September 1937 – 9 September 1937
Preceded byÓscar Fano Viniegra
Succeeded byAntonio Pulido
Personal details
Born
Adolfo Tomás Ruiz Cortines

(1889-12-30)30 December 1889
Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico
Died3 December 1973(1973-12-03) (aged 83)
Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico
Cause of deathHeart failure
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)
Lucía Carrillo
(m. 1915; div. 1935)

María Izaguirre (m. 1941)
Military service
Branch/service Mexican Army
UnitRevolutionary Forces
He was the first Governor of Veracruz to serve a 6-year long term.

Adolfo Tomás Ruiz Cortines (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðolfo ˈrwis koɾˈtines] (audio speaker iconlisten); 30 December 1889 – 3 December 1973) was a Mexican politician. He was 54th president of Mexico from 1952 to 1958.[1]

Ruiz Cortines died on 3 December 1973 in Veracruz, Mexico from heart failure caused by arteriosclerosis, aged 82.

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