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 by Francisco Barrio
Succeeded by José Reyes Baeza Terrazas
Personal details
Born (1948-03-17) March 17, 1948 (age 70)
Chihuahua, Chihuahua
Political party Institutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s) Patricia Aguirre Rodríguez
Profession Certified 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]