García Escamilla, Rodolfo



García Escamilla, Rodolfo

Given name


Family name

García Escamilla

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Rodolfo García Escamilla was the founder of the JOC and Christian Workers movements in Mexico and was murdered by a death squad in 1977.


Rodolfo García Escamilla was born in Michoacán Maravatío 1920.

He was ordained a priest on September 23, 1944 and a member of the Mexican Social Secretariat from 1952 until his death.

He was founder of the Young Christian Workers (YCW - JOC) and Christian Workers Movement (ACO) in Mexico.

He was killed by a death squad on 27 April, 1977 but his murderers were never identified.


Country of origin

English Mexico

Birth date


Death date

April 27, 1977

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