General Emetorio Torres
AMELIA MONTEVERDE MORALES, the younger sister of Carmen Monteverde, was born in Hermosillo, Sonora; México. 1863. She married LUIS EMETERIO TORRES MELENDEZ in Hermosillo, Sonora; México., January 10,1884. LUIS was born in Mineral de Guadalupe y Calvo, Chihuahua; México. March 02,1844. LUIS was the son of JOSE TORRES DEL RAYO and FRANCISCA MELENDEZ. LUIS died September 09,1935 in Los Angeles, California; México., at 91 years of age. He was six times, the Governor of Sonora, military hero, ousted by President Madero. Picture below is of the couple in Los Angeles after their escape from Mexico.
General Luis Emeterio Torres was a military Mexican who participated in the Mexican Revolution . Born in ore Guadalupe y Calvo , Chihuahua , in 1844 , but then he settled in Sinaloa . He devoted himself to a military career and fought the Second French Intervention in Mexico . He was discharged from the Mexican Army by revolting against the state authorities; he joined thePlan de la Noria , of Porfirio Diaz , and thereafter the Plan of Tuxtepec . Backed by Diaz attacked the government of Ignacio Pesqueira in Sonora , forming a group that practiced Ramon Corral and Rafael Izabal . From 1879 he was governor in the state ofSonora for five constitutional periods, until May 27 of 1911 . During this stage dominated not only the state of Sonora but also ofSinaloa , and the territories of Tepic and Baja California . In fact, in 1887 he had been appointed political leader and military commander of Baja California Norte, which he held to a total reorganization, mainly as Sonora. He fought against the Yaquis , being the architect of the policy of expulsion and dispossession of land. From 1904 to 1908 he was senator Morelos . The triumph of Maderismo he settled in Los Angeles , California , USA , where he died in 1935 .