Signatories of the Banco de Tamaulipas


Andreas Pfeiffer was born in Mollis, in the canton of Glaris, Switzerland, around 1860 and at some time migrated to Mexico. By 1886 he was working for the casa Esteban Benecke Sucesores at calle Capuchinas 7, Mexico City. In April 1887 he took over the duties of consul of Guatamala, temporarily, from Donato de Chapeaurouge. In October 1895 he was in charge of the orderly liquidation of Esteban Benecke SucesoresThe Mexican Herald, 16 October 1895. In October 1897 he became cajero y contador of the Banco de San Luis Potosí. Afterwards and until 1 May 1903 he was manager of the Banco de Tamaulipas. He was then manager of the branch of the Banco de Sonora in Chihuahua until 17 August 1906 and remained in Chihuahua until at least 1910, but then mysteriously disappearedEl Pueblo, 16 February 1916. sig Pfeiffer

Arnulfo J. Basáñez

Basáñez took over as manager on 15 July 1903Memoria de las Instituciones de Crédito, correspondiente al año 1903

Pedro Assémat sig Assimiot


Felipe González

Gonzalez died in Monterrey, Nuevo León on 5 February 1910CEHM, Fondo CDLIV Colección José Y. Limantour, 2a. 1910, carpeta 14, legajo 27.

sig Gonzalez
B. Zorrilla  sig Zorrilla
Francisco Olivares sig Olivares
Juan Hermosillo sig Interventor d


José María Raz  sig Raz
Tomás J. Ugarte sig Ugarte
Juan Amoravieta sig Amoravieta

Jerónimo J. Bergan, a German, represented the firm Federico Stussy Sucs.

On 1 January 1909 his company, Bergan y Saltzkorn, joined with Carl Heynen y Co. to form the Agencia Comercial y Marítima Bergan, Heynen & Cia.Diario Oficial, 14 January 1909.

sig Bergan
Amado N. Jáuregui sig Jauregui

Angel Sainz Trápaga was the son of Angel Sainz Trápaga. The latter was born in 1833 in Lavín de Lobos, Santander, Spain. The family business suffered from a prolonged drought and the Sainz Trápaga brothers went to the Americas in search of a better life. Manuel went to Cuba where he amassed a fortune and moved to Tampico, where he awaited the other three brothers, Víctor, Gregorio and Angel. Angel arrived in Tampico at the age of thirteen, worked alongside his brothers in various businesses and then moved into making high interest loans to other businessmen and was the major lender until the formation of the Banco de Tamaulipas. Angel married in 1870 and his wife’s dowry allowed him to increase his company’s capital. His son, Angel, was born in 1871.

sig Trapaga
Guillermo Obregón sig Obregon
Juan José Castaños sig Castaños

Carlos Heynen was a prominent German businessman, involved in shipping and imports. In January 1896 he was Gerente General of the Agencia Comercial y Marítima of Tampico, and in August 1899 agent of the Munson steam line.

On 1 January 1909 his company, Carl Heynen y Co, joined with Bergan y Saltzkorn to form the Agencia Comercial y Marítima Bergan, Heynen & Cia.Diario Oficial, 14 January 1909.

He served as consul for Austro-Hungary and vice consul for the Netherlands and Chile.

sig Heynan
D. L. Raz sig Row
[   ] Zorrilla sig consejero Zorrilla
Pafrucio Padilla sig Padilla
Richard [identification needed] sig Richard
Juan B. Borde sig Juan
[identification needed] sig A