Andrés Ignacio Menéndez

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Andrés Ignacio Menéndez
President of El Salvador
In office
29 August 1934 – 1 March 1935
Preceded by Maximiliano Hernández Martínez
Succeeded by Maximiliano Hernández Martínez
President of El Salvador
In office
9 May 1944 – 20 October 1944
Preceded by Maximiliano Hernández Martínez
Succeeded by Osmín Aguirre y Salinas
Personal details
Born 1 February 1879
Santa Ana, El Salvador
Died 7 June 1962 (aged 83)
New York, USA

Brigadier General Andrés Ignacio Menéndez (1 February 1879–7 June 1962) was born in Santa Ana, El Salvador.

He served as President of El Salvador from 29 August 1934 to 1 March 1935 and again from 9 May to 20 October 1944. He was overthrown in October 1944 by a military coup led by Col. Osmín Aguirre y Salinas and exiled to Guatemala.