Adolfo Mario Amador Fernández
Adolfo Mario Amador
|Senate of Colombia|
23 January 1844
Medellín, Republic of New Granada
|Died||5 February 1885|
Honda, Tolima, United States of Colombia
|Political party||Colombian Liberal Party|
|Spouse(s)||Ana María Orbegozo Ruiz|
|Parents||José Sebastián Amador López, María Ignacia Fernández Callejas|
Adolfo Mario Amador Fernández (23 January 1844, in Medellín – 5 February 1885, in Honda, Tolima) was a Colombian Military Officer, politician, jurist and diplomat.
The son of the businessman, native of Cartagena, Colombia, who served as Governor of Antioquia Province, and the antioquean María Ignacia Fernández Callejas, Amador Fernández was born in Medellín in 1844. He also was the brother of the famous businessman.
At a young age, he joined the Colombian National Army, reaching the rank of General in 1877. A Colombian Liberal Party member, in the 1860's he was Governor of Departamento de Chocontá and in 1884 he was elected Senate of Colombia, serving also as Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia for the same state. Also served as deputy to the Antioquia State Assembly and Political Chief of Medellín.
As diplomat, he served as Consul (representative) of Colombia in Denmark, and worked at the Colombian embassies in the United States and France. In his last years, joined to the High Court of Auditors and served as Attorney General of the Cundinamarca State and as General Secretary of the Cundinamarca State Assembly.
- Mejía Cubillos, Javier (2014). Diccionario biográfico y genealógico de la élite antioqueña y viejocaldense. Segunda mitad del siglo XIX y primera del XX [Biographical and genealogical dictionary of the Antioquian and Old-Caldense elite. Second half of the nineteenth century and first of the twentieth century] (in español). Pereira: Technological University of Pereira. pp. 49–50. ISBN 9789585736405.
- Mejía Cubillos, Javier (2014). "Vínculos interregionales en la economía colombiana: El empresariado de la costa Caribe en el interior del país (1840-1880)". Economía & Región. 8.
- Gallo Martínez, Luis Álvaro (2008). Diccionario biográfico de Antioqueños [Biographical Dictionary of Antioquia] (PDF) (in español). Bogotá. pp. 64–65. ISBN 978 958 44 3979 6.
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