Xosé Cuiña Crespo

Category: Politician and industrialist
Birth Date: 25th February 1950 (†28th december 2007)
Birth Place: Lalín (Pontevedra)

He first got in touch with politics when he became Mayor in his native village. After studying in the Faculty of Biology, he became an industrialist. From the political point of view, he was elected Mayor of Lalín on two occasions (in 1979 and 1987), and then he became president of the County Council of Pontevedra (on 14th August 1987). Four years before, in 1983, he had also been elected autonomic deputy and reelected in 1989, 1993, 1997 and 2001. He filled the office of general secretary of the 'PPdeG' until 1999 that Xesús Palmou replaced him. He filled the office of 'Conselleiro de Política Territorial, Obras Públicas e Vivenda da Xunta de Galicia' (CPTOPV).