José Miguel González, deputy of the Canarian Coalition (CC) group during the last four legislatures until 2015, has died this Thursday, May 26, at the age of 88.
González, a native of Santa Úrsula, was a Forestry Engineer by profession and had a degree in Pharmacy. In politics he was a provincial delegate of the Ministry of Public Works. and Urbanism in 1977; delegate of the Ministry of Agriculture in 1979; CEO of ICONA in 1981; Minister of Finance (II Legislature) and of Economy and Finance (III Legislature) of the Government of the Canary Islands; spokesperson for the Parliamentary Group of the Canarian Coalition since the IV Legislature. He was also deputy mayor of the City Council of La Laguna.
“It is with great sadness that we receive the news of the death of José Miguel González. His contribution to the Canarian Treasury and to the defense of the REF are part of our history”, the nationalist José Miguel Barragán shared on his social networks.
“It is impossible to understand the history of our autonomy and that of CC without a figure as key and decisive as José Miguel. His fight and tenacity laid the foundations for a more European, stronger Canary Islands with more rights”, concluded the match.
For his part, Pedro Quevedo, from Nueva Canarias, has reminded him with a few words in which he expresses his gratitude to the politician. “Our respect and memory in the death of José Miguel González, a benchmark in the defense of our jurisdiction.”