Romana Acosta Bañuelos

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Romana Acosta Bañuelos
Official Portrait
34th Treasurer of the United States
In office
December 17, 1971 – February 14, 1974
PresidentRichard M. Nixon
Preceded byDorothy Andrews Elston Kabis
Succeeded byFrancine Irving Neff
Personal details
Born(1925-03-20)March 20, 1925
Miami, Arizona, U.S.
DiedJanuary 15, 2018(2018-01-15) (aged 92)
Redondo Beach, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Martin Torres (divorced)
Alejandro Bañuelos
Bañuelos's signature as used on American currency

Romana Acosta Bañuelos (March 20, 1925 – January 15, 2018)[1] was an American public servant. She was the thirty-fourth Treasurer of the United States. She was appointed by President Richard Nixon on September 20, 1971.[2] She served from December 17, 1971 to February 14, 1974.

References[change | change source]

  1. Reyes-Velarde, Alejandra. "Romana Acosta Bañuelos, first Latina U.S. treasurer and Mexican American pioneer, dies at 92".
  2. Richard Nixon: Statement Announcing Nomination of Romana A. Banuelos as Treasurer of the United States, The American Presidency Project, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007. Accessed 2007-07-23.