Patricio Martínez García

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Patricio Martínez García
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Governor of Chihuahua
In office
October 4, 1998 – October 3, 2004
Preceded byFrancisco Barrio
Succeeded byJosé Reyes Baeza Terrazas
Personal details
Born (1948-03-17) March 17, 1948 (age 70)
Chihuahua, Chihuahua
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)Patricia Aguirre Rodríguez
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant

Patricio Martínez García (born March 17, 1948 Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico) is a Mexican politician and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Martínez served as the Governor of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico, from 1998 until 2004.[1]

Martinez was born in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico.[1] He is married to Patricia Aguirre Rodríguez, and has four children - Patricia, Patricio, César Iván, and Elisa Ivonne.[1] He graduated from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.[1]

He began working as a professor of accounting at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua in 1971.[1] Martinez became the chairman of the Business Coordinating Council of Chihuahua in 1991.[1]

Martinez served as the General Director of Administration for the state of Chihuahua from 1991 to 1992.[1] He was elected mayor of the city of Chihuahua, holding the office from 1992 to 1995.[1] He was further elected to the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico in 1997, serving during the LVII meeting of the federal congress.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Patricio Martinez Garcia, Chihuahua". XXII Border Governors Conference. Retrieved 2012-02-11.[permanent dead link]