Emiliano Alonso Sánchez-Lombas, economist and politician from León, former president of the León Provincial Council between 1971 and 1979 and later president of the León Chamber of Commerce. He was chairman in the XVI Bembibre’s Botillo Festival on February 6th, 1988.
Sánchez-Lombas studied in León and then went to learn Economics in Madrid.
He was manager of Carbones San Antonio, a company owned by his father located in Bembibre, at the peak of the mining sector.
He was also attorney in Cortes of Castilla y León in the 70s. At the same time, he was president of the provincial council.
The town of Bembibre has also dedicated one of the municipality’s streets to him, which bears his name “Emiliano A. Sánchez Lombas” between Avenida Villafranca and Paseo Veremundo Núñez.