Carlos G. Camacho

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Carlos G. Camacho
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7th Appointed and 1st Governor of Guam
In office
January 4, 1971 – January 6, 1975
LieutenantKurt Moylan
Preceded byHimself (Appointed)
Succeeded byRicardo Bordallo
In office
July 20, 1969 – January 4, 1971
Preceded byManuel Flores Leon Guerrero
Succeeded byHimself (Territorial)
Personal details
Born
Carlos Garcia Camacho

(1924-11-16)November 16, 1924
Agana (now Hagåtña), Guam
DiedDecember 6, 1979(1979-12-06) (aged 55)
Tamuning, Guam
Political partyRepublican Party of Guam
Spouse(s)Lourdes Duenas Perez
(1955–1979) (his death)
Children7 (including Felix and Mary)
Alma materAquinas College
Marquette University

Carlos Garcia Camacho (November 16, 1924 – December 6, 1979) was a Guamanian politician and member of the Republican Party. He served as the last appointed Governor of Guam from 1969 to 1971 and the first elected Governor of Guam from 1971 to 1975.[1][2]

Camacho died on December 6, 1979 in Tamunimg, Guam from a heart attack, aged 55.

References[change | change source]

  1. National Governors Association: Guam Governor Carlos G. Camacho biography
  2. Bordallo, Madeleine (2007-07-20). "Recognizing Antonio Manibusan Palomo = Speech of Hon. Madeleine Bordallo of Guam in the House of Representatives". Rep. Madeleine Bordallo. Library of Congress Congressional Record 110th Congress (2007-2008). Retrieved 2013-02-19.