Rodriguez, Abelardo L.

Abelardo Luján Rodriguez

b. 12 May 1891, San José de Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
d. 13 Feb 1967, Jolla, California, U.S.

Title: Presidente Constitucional Substituto de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos (Constitutional President-Substitute of the Mexican United States)
Term: 4 Sep 1932 - 30 Nov 1934
Chronology: 4 Sep 1932, elected by voting of the Electoral College consisted of all members of the thirty-fifth Congreso de la Unión (Congress of the Union), salón de Sesiones de la Cámara de Diputados, Mexico City [1]
  12:00 (noon) 4 Sep 1932, sworn in, joint session of the thirty-fifth Congress, salón de Sesiones de la Cámara de Diputados, Mexico City [1]
  30 Nov 1934, expiration of term [1]
Names/titles: True name: Abelardo Rodriguez Luján
Biography:

On September 3, 1932, the PNR senate and chamber blocs met jointly and nominated for presidency secretary for war and marine General Abelardo L. Rodriguez by acclamation. On September 4 the Congress unanimously elected Rodriguez substitute president to govern from 4 Sep 1932 to 30 Nov 1934. In March 1933 the constitution was amended to allow for no reelection of president or governors.

Elections:
Candidate Vote (4 Sep 1932)
Abelardo L. Rodríguez 211

[1] Diario de los Debates de la Cámara de Diputados del Congreso de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Año I - Período Ordinario XXXV Legislatura - Tomo I - Número 7. The resolution of the Electoral College (4 Sep 1932) also fixed the presidential term as ending 30 Nov 1934.
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