Tamaulipas

Governor Ing. Egidio Torre Cantú

He was born in Ciudad Victoria 53 years ago. He is the eldest son of 5 siblings in a family formed by Ana Maria Cantu Leal and Egidio Torre Lopez.

He is married to Maria del Pilar Gonzalez de Torre and has 4  children: Maria Angelica, Egidio, Maria Fernanda and Emiliano.

He graduated as a Civil Engineer from  Monterrey Tec (Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey), and went on to complete a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin.

He has been a professor at the Universidad La Salle in Ciudad Victoria.

In the year 1982, governor Torre started a career in public service. Since then he has been in charge of several duties, both at state and municipal levels.

He was a councilman in the municipality of Ciudad Victoria, capital of the state of Tamaulipas, and later became mayor of that city from the year 2000 to  2001.

He has been a state advisor and has coordinated the government proposals for the last two governor campaigns for his party in Tamaulipas.

Today Mr. Torre is governor of the state of Tamaulipas.