Victoriano Huerta

Victoriano Huerta (HM1AIA)

Location: El Paso, TX 79905 El Paso County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 46.441', W 106° 26.518'

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Commander of federal forces during the Mexican Revolution, Victoriano Huerta (b. 1854) became President of Mexico in 1913, after the arrest and before the assassination of Francisco Madero. Huerta resigned a year later and went into exile. In 1915, U.S. agents arrested him in Newman, New Mexico, where he was meeting fellow revolutionary Pascual Orozco. For violating U.S. neutrality laws, Huerta was taken to Fort Bliss and confined. Huerta's health deteriorated before he could stand trial, and authorities released him to his El Paso home on West Yandell Street. In January 1916, Huerta died and was buried in Concordia Cemetery before being reinterred in Evergreen Cemetery. He is the only former foreign president buried in El Paso.
Year Placed2007
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 363459 N 3516292
Decimal Degrees31.77401667, -106.44196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 46.441', W 106° 26.518'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 46' 26.46" N, 106° 26' 31.08" W
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Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4189-4303 Alameda Ave, El Paso TX 79905, US
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