Jon Mirena Bitor Castañares Larreategui (1925 – 5 May 2015) was a Spanish politician and economist. He was born in Bilbao. He was known for being a strong supporter of Basque nationalism. He served as mayor of Bilbao from 1979 through 1983.
Castañares died in Bilbao at the age of 90.
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- Olga Saez. «Jon Castañares (1925-2015). Notario de la democracia». Bilbao. núm. 304. Junio de 2015. p. 29.
- Fallece Jon Castañares, el primer alcalde de Bilbao tras las elecciones democráticas Archived 2015-05-06 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)