Founder of UPAE Garcia y Santos Original cabinet portrait photo c1880 rarity ODD
Condition: very fine condition just a minimal corner fold & usual spotting We are selling an original Cabinet portrait photo of Garcia y Santos as well a postage stamp issued in year 2000 in Uruguay . Francisco García y Santos (Montevideo, May 2, 1856 - ... Read More
We are selling an original Cabinet portrait photo of Garcia y Santos as well a postage stamp issued in year 2000 in Uruguay .
Francisco García y Santos (Montevideo, May 2, 1856 - October 28, 1921) Uruguayan journalist. Creator of the Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal.
He has been a journalist since he was 18 years old in the newspaper El Bien Público, of Catholic inspiration, and of which he became director. In 1894 he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Circle of the Press. In 1895 he was appointed by the Uruguayan government, a member of the National Charity and Public Charity Commission, holding the position for 12 years.
He joined the Colorado Party, for which he was elected National Deputy by the Department of Thirty-Three in 1896 and 1898.
Work in Postal Services
In 1901 he was appointed by the Provisional President Don Eduardo McEachen, as General Director of Posts and Telegraphs. He represented Uruguay at the International Postal Congress that was held in Bern, where he witnessed the inauguration of the Universal Postal Union monument. In 1911 he presided over the First South American Postal Congress, in Montevideo, which was attended by 11 nations, obtaining that city was named as the headquarters of the International Postal Office.
In 1926, during the II Pan American Postal Congress, which took place in Mexico, he was honored as a propellant of the Pan American Postal Union.
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- Montevideo, Uruguay
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