Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

de Murguia, Jose Antonio

ID: 3737
Full Name: Jose Antonio de Jesus Maria de Murguia
Occupation: Missionary
Birth Date: 12/10/1715
Death Date: 05/12/1783
Family: Relocation: Murguia joined the Franciscan order in 1736, after he had left for Mexico. He became an ordained priest in 1744, and worked as a missionary in the Mexican City of Sierra Gorda, where he remained for 19 years. In 1768, he relocated to California, where founded and designed Mission Santa Clara.
Countries: Spain
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Domayguia, Alva
Spain