Famous Masons

Many men throughout history have been members of our fraternity.

In these pages we will present you with them and try to impress upon you the great men that have been Masons.

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Pascual Rubio

Mexican President
Birthday: March 10, 1877 Deceased: November 4, 1963

Biography

Mexican politician and the President of Mexico from 1930 to 1932. He was born in Morelia, Michoacán, as the son of Pascual Ortiz de Ayala y Huerta and Lenor Rubio Cornelis. He served as president from 1930 to 1932, having previously served as Governor of Michoacán from 1917 to 1918 and as secretary of communications from 1920 to 1921. Pascual Ortiz stood in the election of November 17, 1929 as the candidate of the newly formed National Revolutionary Party, the forerunner of the PRI. His defeated opponent was José Vasconcelos, a former minister of education, national luminary against corruption and Calles’s authoritarian rule, and candidate of the Anti-Re-election Party, by a margin of 700,000 votes.

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