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Biography of Mariano Joaquin Lorente de Martínez

Mariano Joaquin Lorente de Martinez
Mariano Joaquin Lorente de Martinez

Mariano Joaquin Lorente de Martínez was a student of Science and Engineering at the University from 1903 to 1908. He was born in Bilbao, Spain, but raised in General Villegas, Buenos Aires, Argentina. His father, Severiano Lorente was a famous author, poet, and physician, knighted by Juan Carlos of Spain for developing large-scale domestic lanolin production, and served as Spanish Consul in Argentina.

Mariano enrolled at the University in 1903, the year before his brother Mariano Alejo, and attended classes in Chemistry, Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, Engineering and Electrical Engineering. While at the University, he boarded with his future Scottish wife, Helen Isabella McMillan, and her father, Andrew McMillan in Glasgow. They were later married in Kilmarnock, and in 1910 moved to the USA. There Lorente worked as a civil engineer, employed as the City Planner for Boston, Massachusetts for forty years.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • R8/5/24/4 Matriculation Slip 1903-1904
  • R9/1/10 Class Catalogue 1900-1905
  • R9/1/11 Class Catalogue 1905-1910
  • University Calendars


Mariano Joaquin Lorente de Martínez
Born 7 January 1883.
Died March 1964.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1903-08;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: engineers, civil
English snippet: Engineering student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 10th Jul 2014

Country Associations

Spain Spain, Bilbao
Place of Birth

United States United States, California
Place of Death

Argentina Argentina, Buenos Aires, General Villegas

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student