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4450 Spanish

The steady growth of Rotary clubs, made in the Convention of Duluth, Minnesota, USA, made in 1912, then "International Association of Rotary Club" Rotary resolved to divide the world into regions. In 1915, already with 160 clubs, Rotary districts are created and the term "district governors." In 1915, and 160 with clubs, other Rotary districts and create the term "district governors."In 1921 he organized the thousandth club. In 1921 organized by the Club itself number one thousand. In 1922 he changed the name of the Association for Rotary International, and adopted the statutes prescribed for all clubs to be formed after that date, and in 1927 a decision not to approve new regional administrations. In 1922 he changed the name of the Association for the Rotary International, and did take the prescribed STATUTES All clubs are formed from that date, and resolves itself in 1927 not to approve new regional governments.
A July 14, 1920, the Central Committee of Rotary International confirmed the credentials of Don Fernando Carbajal Segura and appointed him as special envoy for the formation of a Rotary Club in Peru.
Don Fernando Carbajal, recognized the benefits of seeking help from James H. Roth, who was considered the best connection for this purpose and was then the acting U.S. consul in Lima, and was known for being an enthusiastic supporter of the ideals of Rotary.
On June 18, 1920, an evening of unusual cold in Lima, in the zoo restaurant, located in the Parc des Expositions, the twelve founders of the Rotary Club of Lima, met for lunch, for the first time. I get an invitation in writing, after previous meetings in training Club, held in homes and offices.
The following charter members attended the first meeting - César A. Coloma, Victor Andres Belaunde, William F. Montavon, Santiago Acuna, Carlos F. Montavon, Santamaría Carlos Arana, Fernando Carbajal Segura, James H. Roth, Henry Bianchi, Carlos F. Hill, César Wallach, John Alexander McKay, and Mr. JN Griffiths.These 12 distinguished citizens founded the Rotary Club of Lima, who was to receive official recognition on July 1, 1922
Cesar A. Coloma was duly appointed the first president of the club and Fernando Carbajal was appointed first secretary. This was the first participation in Rotary Carbajal and began a long association with the distinguished members of the association senior community, culminating with his appointment as the second president of South America Rotary International in 1942-1943. And then own merits President of RI.
During its first year the new Rotary Club of Lima, composed of dynamic men and ample opportunities, was the scene of wonderful ideas and positive realities offered a valuable service to the country and Rotary, on the various aspects of their work. Many of its founders, nearly all Rotary took seriously and enthusiastically.
The seeds of solidarity planted by the great visionary Paul Harris and his fellow travelers in the first hundred years ago the Rotary Club, 1905, in Chicago, USA, arrived in Peru for over eighty-nine, took root and bore fruit for the good of our society, we now have the 4450 District: Lima RC 1922, RC. Huacho and RC. Callao 1930, 1937 Barranca, RC. cañete 1938, 1047 and RC Miraflores. Brena, RC. San Isidro and RC. San Miguel 1958.

Don Fernando Carbajal Segura was born in Barranco, Lima, Peru, on 1 March 1880, within a family descendant of the famous playwright and writer Manuel Ascencio Segura. After completing his primary and secondary education in his hometown, he entered the School of Civil and Construction Engineers of Mines, where he obtained his degree in 1900 with just twenty years old. The following year, he went to the area crossed by the river and its tributaries Inambari, Department of Mother of God, fully explored and forming the geographical map of it.
Shortly after he came to work in the service of the Waterways Board, between 1902 and 1903 by a recognition of the basin of the Madre de Dios River, tailoring too, so splendid, the geographical map of the national territory which borders Bolivia . The scientific merit of these states, with eloquence that excludes any comments, the fact of having been awarded the "Royal Geographical Society" in London, England.
In 1904, the Engineer Carbajal made interesting work of recognition in the river valley Aguaytía and the plains of Sacramento, meritorious and useful work on studies of the railway to the east.
A year later he left the country, anxious to increase the flow of knowledge, indeed quite extensive, going to Panama, where he performed the work towards the opening of the inter-oceanic canal.There, our distinguished compatriot provided valuable technical services, especially in the Municipal Engineering Department, winning sympathy for his general professional training, general and appealing character.
In 1907, the Peruvian government, which had had the opportunity to refine their merits, sent him to United States and Cuba in order to study the remediation work that developed in both countries. Upon his return, after presenting an extensive and valuable report was commissioned to put their observations on sanitation Chanchamayo Valley, who studied at the same time initiating the water supply to the most important of their populations. From 1909 to 1912, the Engineer Carbajal remained in government service and technical supervision of public works undertaken in the region by the State.
In late 1912 he returned to Mother of God, this time with the character of the Special Representative and Head of Government Commission Peruvian border with Bolivia, work of great responsibility and importance that Ferdinand played with singular brilliance and deep patriotism. Accomplished that mission, his delicate, the government appointed him as State Engineer to supervise the construction, repair and maintenance of the docks of the Republic, a post he held for seven years, performing a work highly useful for tax and interest improvement of this important service, closely linked to the commercial development of the country.
Later he issued a new tour in USA, receiving the honor of being elected to the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Pan American Society of the United States.
In 1920 he was called to work with the Peruvian Telephone Company, which was appointed Manager, making tremendous efforts aimed at the gradual improvement and effective telephone services. In virtue of this, would be named vice chairman of the company.
The Foundation of the Rotary Club of Lima .-
On April 16, 1919, the International Association of Rotary Clubs (later called the Central Committee of Rotary International), Peruvian diplomat credited to Don Federico Alfonso Pezet as his Special Representative in Central and South America, giving permission to promote the formation of clubs Rotarians that it considers appropriate, of this appointment would result, fifteen months after the first meeting of which would later become the Rotary Club of Lima.
In October of that year, Ambassador Pezet arrived in Lima and began efforts related to the founding of a Rotary club in Lima. But his plans were thwarted because the Peruvian government asked him to return to Washington D. C. to take charge of the Embassy of Peru in USA.
On November 9, 1919, Don Federico Alfonso Pezet delegated to Don Fernando Carbajal Segura commissioned to form a Rotary International Rotary Club in Peru, giving both information and material on the subject had brought.
Since then Don Fernando began to think of Rotary and to seek the necessary elements to implement the order received, celebrating this occasion, discussions with Mr. James Roth, then Consul of the United States in Lima, and enthusiastic supporter of the Rotary organization.
On June 6, 1920, Don Fernando Carbajal meets in the "Restaurant of the Exhibition" to Mr. James H. Roth (U.S. Vice Consul), William F. Montavon and Charles F. Hill, to discuss the possibilities of establishing a Rotary Club in Lima.
On June 14, 1920, the Central Committee of Rotary International confirms Fernando Carbajal Segura Don credentials as Special Envoy for the formation of a Rotary Club in Peru.
And finally, the July 18, 1920, at the restaurant "Zoo", located in the Park "Exposition", get together for lunch for the first time the twelve founders of the Rotary Club of Lima, gentlemen, Cesar Coloma, Victor Andres Belaunde, William Montavon, Santiago Acuna, Carlos Arana Santa Maria, Fernando Carbajal, James Roth, Henry Bianchi, Charles Hill, César Walach, John Alexander Mackay and J. N. Griffis. Elected as its Chairman and Secretary Cesar Coloma Fernando Carbajal, since it held until 1934.
After the formalities of the case, which at that time were much slower because of the difficulty of communications, on 1 June 1922, the Rotary Club of Lima receives its charter, marked with serial number 1215, with the historical privilege be the first of the west coast of South America and the second (after the Montevideo) the sub-continent, since the delays existed at that time for service of documents, although the Rotary Club of Buenos Aires made its firstmeeting before the first meeting of the Rotary Club of Lima, before it received its charter that
In 1926, the Engineer Carbajal founded the Weekly Bulletin of Rotary Club of Lima, whose first issue appeared in August of that year, which he directed until 1934.
Engineer Fernando Carbajal, after being forced by his associates to leave the club secretary, was elected President of the Rotary Club of Lima for the 1934-1935 Rotary year and shortly after the District Governor No. 71 - Peru, for the Rotary year 1935 -1936. In 1936, along with a. r. Jorge Zegarra, he founded the journal "El Peruano Rotary," which he directed until his death.
In addition, the November 29, 1935 founded the "League of Students" which later took the name of "Wenceslas F. Molina, "with the purpose of supporting university students with limited economic resources in the acquisition of textbooks and specialized tools for their studies.
Rotary International's career engineer Fernando Carbajal continued as follows:
· 1939-1940: Director of Rotary International for Latin America and First Vice President;
· 1941-1942: Member of the Rotary International Rotary torque Help Disaster;
· Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Convention of Havana, Cuba, 1940;
· Chairman of the Council on Legislation of Rotary International Convention in Denver, Colorado, USA, 1941, and:
· 1942-1943: President of Rotary International, the International Convention elected in Toronto, Canada.
1943, January 28: Enter the Rotary Club of Lima on a. r. Fernando Carbajal Balbuena, eldest son of the founder of Peruvian rotate.
At the end of his term as President of Rotary International, Rotary Club of Lima was named an Honorary Fellow, a distinction which he politely but firmly declined because he wanted to remain an active member of the Club, whose meetings continued to participate until his death. Faced with much prodding, agreed to be named Emeritus Member of the Club.
1950, February 23: On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the first meeting of Rotary International, is given to Don Fernando Carbajal a parchment on which it is identified as Chairman Emeritus of the Rotary Club of Lima.
1955, February 23: On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first meeting of Rotary International, is given to Don Fernando Carbajal's first Award of the Rotary Club of Lima, a gold medal with the motto "Serving on My Job" (the same that the express wish of the receiver, take the chest in his funeral).
1964 July 16: Last time Don Fernando Carbajal goes public in a lunch meeting of the Rotary Club of Lima.
1965, November 5: In Lima, Peru, died Engineer Fernando Carbajal Segura, founder of Peru in general and rotate the Rotary Club of Lima in particular, who serve as President of Rotary International during the Rotary year 1942-1943. In its report, the Rotary Club of Lima has erected a monument is his bust in the residential Park Santa Catalina District that the capital Victoria.
Oscar Wilde, wisely wrote: "The only duty we have is to rewrite history" and this I did in a few lines
GD. -Distrito4450, RGHF board member for zone 22b


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