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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

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.

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.