Luis H. Álvarez, Mexican industrialist and politician, Died at 96


Luis Héctor Álvarez Álvarez was born on October 25, 1919, and died on May 18, 2016.
He was a Mexican industrialist and politician.
Luis was a member of the National Action Party.
During 1958, Luis was a candidate for the Presidency of Mexico.
Luis H. Álvarez has also served as Mayor of Chihuahua, president of his party and was the coordinator of the dialogues for peace in Chiapas.
He had dedicated most of his life to the textile industry.
Luis H. Álvarez first became involved in politics in Ciudad Juárez.
During 1956, the PAN nominated him as a candidate for Governor of Chihuahua.
Luis H. Álvarez lost the election to PRI candidate Teófilo Borunda.
Following the election, there was n electoral fraud was claimed by Álvarez and his party.
During an act of civil disobedience, Luis headed a caravan from Chihuahua to Mexico City.
During 1958, Luis ran as the PAN candidate in the federal election against Adolfo López Mateos where he lost.
Luis H. Álvarez passed away at 96 yrs old.