Jorge Montt Álvarez (April 26, 1845 - October 8, 1922) was vice admiral of the Chilean Navy and president of Chile from
1891 to 1896.
Born in Casablanca, Chile, he was
a nephew of previous Chilean president Manuel Montt, and a cousin
of future president Pedro Montt.
After graduating from the naval academy in 1861, he served in the Chincha Islands War
(1864-1866) and the War of the
Pacific (1879-1883). He led the 1891 Chilean
Civil War against President José Manuel
Balmaceda to become provisional leader and eventually president in
Jorge Montt Alvarez was the 12th
President of Chile.
…He had a daughter named
…Who married Matthew
Molanphy (Michael’s grandfather)
…they had Michael’s father
in Chile (also named Matthew)
...then, they moved to Cuba
where Michael’s father eventually met, and married, Carmen Garcia Montez.
…And, then Michael Matthew
Molanphy was born in exile.
…38 years later, he married
Kathryn Anne Groeber who is a mutt with no particular lineage to speak of. And, there went the family.
That, my friends, is why we are in Puerto Montt.