Tulio Larrinaga

Tulio Larrinaga

Tulio Larrinaga was a Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico. Born in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Larrinaga attended the Seminario Consiliar of San Ildefonso at San Juan, Puerto Rico. He studied civil engineering at the Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York and, in 1871, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Larrinaga practiced his profession in the United States for some time, returning to Puerto Rico in 1872 where he was appointed architect for the city of San Juan. In 1880, Larrinaga built the first railroad in Puerto Rico and introduced American rolling stock onto the island. For ten years he was the chief engineer of the Provincial Works. Larrinaga's ... more on Wikipedia

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