Nepomuceno Guerra, Juan
|Birthname||Juan Nepomuceno Guerra Cárdenas|
|born on||18 July 1915 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )|
|Place||Matamoros (Tamaulipas), Mexico, 25n53, 97w30|
|Timezone||LMT m97w30 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||25°21' 15°20 Asc. 15°12'|
Mexican crime lord, businessman, and smuggler who founded the Gulf Cartel, a drug trafficking organization. He is often considered the "godfather" of U.S-Mexico border cartels.
He began his criminal career in the 1930s by smuggling alcohol from Mexico during the Prohibition in the United States. He later diversified to other cross-border smuggling activities. He is the uncle of Juan García Ábrego, once's Mexico's most-wanted man.
According to news sources, despite allegedly founding one of the largest drug cartels in Mexico, Juan Nepomuceno Guerra never spent more than "a few hours in jail" for his crimes.
He died on 12 July 2001, aged 85, in Matamoros.
- has other family relationship with Ábrego, Juan García (born 13 September 1944). Notes: Nephew / Uncle
Sy Scholfield submitted birth record from the online Tamaulipas state archive .
- Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Drug business (Drug lord and leader of a cartel)
- Vocation : Business : Business owner
- Notable : Famous : Criminal cases ("Godfather" of U.S-Mexico border cartels)