Francisco José Urrutia Holguín

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Francisco José Urrutia Holguín
11th Colombia Ambassador to the United States
In office
14 November 1955 – 10 October 1957
PresidentGustavo Rojas Pinilla
Preceded byEduardo Zuleta Ángel
Succeeded byJosé Gutiérrez Gómez
7th Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
In office
19 August 1953 – 4 September 1957
PresidentGustavo Rojas Pinilla
Preceded byEvaristo Sourdis Juliao
Succeeded byAlfoso Araújo
Colombia Ambassador to Venezuela
In office
1952–1953
PresidentRoberto Urdaneta Arbeláez
Colombia Ambassador to Argentina
In office
1948–1950
PresidentMariano Ospina Pérez
Personal details
Born(1910-05-28)28 May 1910
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Died19 October 1981(1981-10-19) (aged 71)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
NationalityColombian-Ecuadorian
Spouse(s)Genoveva Montoya Williamson (1934-)
ChildrenFrancisco Antonio Urrutia Montoya
María Lourdes Urrutia Montoya
Jorge Urrutia Montoya
Miguel Urrutia Montoya
Jaime Urrutia Montoya
Alma materNational University of Colombia (PhD)
ProfessionLawyer

Francisco José Urrutia Holguín (28 May 1910 – 19 October 1981) was a Colombian-Ecuadorian lawyer and diplomat. He served as 7th Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, 11th Colombia Ambassador to United States, as well as Ambassador to Venezuela and Argentina.

Holguín was born on 28 May 1910 in Quito, Ecuador. He studied at National University of Columbia. Holguín was married Genoveva Montoya Williamson on 18 July 1934 in Bogotá. Together had five children: Francisco, María Lourdes, Jorge, Miguel, and Jaime. Holguín died on 19 October 1981 in Bogotá, Colombia, aged 71.

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