Gonzalo Facio Segreda

Facio Segreda with [[John F. Kennedy]] on 6 July 1962 Gonzalo Justo Facio Segreda (28 March 1918 – 24 January 2018) was a Costa Rican lawyer, politician, and diplomat.

Facio was born in San José on 28 March 1918 and studied law at the University of Costa Rica and New York University. He served on the Founding Board of the Second Republic and was a founding member of the National Liberation Party. Between 1953 and 1956, he was President of the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica.

Facio first became Costa Rican ambassador to the United States in 1956, and held the post for two years. He returned to the position in 1962, serving through 1966. He was named foreign minister in 1970, and was succeeded by Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier in 1978. From 1990 to 1994, he was again ambassador to the United States. In 1998, he was appointed ambassador to Mexico, and stepped down in 2001.

Facio died at the age of 99 on 24 January 2018 in Escazu. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published in 1981
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