Basilio Vadillo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Basilio Vadillo

Mexican politician

Date of Birth: 14-Jul-1885

Place of Birth: Zapotitlán de Vadillo, Jalisco, Mexico

Date of Death: 25-Jul-1935

Profession: politician, diplomat, journalist

Nationality: Mexico

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Basilio Vadillo

  • Basilio Vadillo (14 July 1885, Zapotl├ín, Jalisco, Mexico ÔÇô 25 July 1935, Montevideo, Uruguay) was an educator and politician who served briefly as Governor of the Mexican State of Jalisco (1921ÔÇô22).He was born in Zapotl├ín, Jal.
  • (since renamed Zapotitl├ín de Vadillo), and as a young boy moved to Colima.
  • He worked as a teacher in Colima and served as the director of the Ram├│n R.
  • de la Vega school.
  • After Victoriano Huerta's 1913 coup (the overthrowing Madero's government), Vadillo joined a group of students from Colima to fight at Mazatl├ín on the side of the revolutionaries trying to end Huerta's dictatorship. In 1917 he founded the MixedNormal School of Colima to provide a way for the youth of Colima an easier access to teaching careers.After the success of the revolution, Vadillo served as editor of a number of revolutionary periodicals, eventually serving as ├ülvaro Obreg├│n's publicist, editing the Obregonist publication The Republican Monitor.
  • He served as governor of Jalisco from 1921-1922, and served as a National Congressional Deputy and as president of the Partido Nacional Revolucionario (the forerunner of the modern PRI). During his tenure as Governor of Jalisco, Vadillo signed the communal land grant for the City of Puerto Vallarta.
  • The city later honored him by naming a street in the Olas Altas area after him.
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  • Basilio Vadillo is known for its numerous restaurants.Basilio Vadillo is interred in Guadalajara at the Rotunda de los Hombres Ilustres.

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