Armando Caroca

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Armando Caroca
Armando Caroca.jpg
20th Mayor of Pichilemu
In office
21 May 1944 – 18 May 1947
Preceded by Felipe Iturriaga Esquivel
Succeeded by Carlos Echazarreta Larraín
Personal details
Nationality Chilean
Residence Pichilemu, Chile
Occupation Civil servant

Armando Caroca Rojas was the 20th Mayor of the commune of Pichilemu, office which he held between May 1944 and May 1947. He was succeeded by Carlos Echazarreta Larraín. He also was a regidor of Pichilemu for several terms.

Political career[edit]

Armando Caroca was elected regidor of Pichilemu on 7 April 1935, and took office on 25 May of the same year. He held the position until 1938. In 1944, he was elected mayor of Pichilemu and took office on 21 May 1944, and held the office until three years later, in 1947. During his mayorship, his council was composed of Juan Bautista Lagos T., Augusto Leyton Caro, Julio Magnolfi Luschi, and Manuel Córdova Morales.[1] He was re-elected regidor of Pichilemu for the 1950–53, and 1953–56 terms.[2]

Caroca was a member of the Liberal Party of Chile.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saldías, Antonio (22 December 2006). "Cuarenta y un alcaldes en 115 años de vida comunal han pasado por el municipio pichilemino". Pichilemu News (in Spanish) (Pichilemu, Chile). Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Saldías, Washington (2 August 2007). "Alcaldes, regidores y concejales de la comuna de Pichilemu". Pichilemu News (in Spanish) (Pichilemu, Chile). Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Rojas Pavez, Carlos; Larravide Blanco, Miguel; Arraño Acevedo, José Santos (28 March 1944). "Partido Liberal: Electores de Pichilemu". Pichilemu (in Spanish) (Pichilemu, Chile). p. 2. "Estos hombres son: ARMANDO CAROCA R., ya radicado en Pichilemu más de 20 años, quien en varias ocasiones ha demostrado su afecto a este pueblo con diversas obras de bien úblico que se deben a su iniciativa. Siempre se ha preocupado del buen estado de los caminos por tener vinculaciones comerciales en distintos puntos de la comuna. Las salinas, el comercio y la agricultura, han sido los principales ramos de sus actividades comerciales y por lo tanto será una defensa para todos los que se dediquen a estas actividades. [...] Por patriotismo. Por amor a vuestro pueblo. Por el bien colectivo de la comuna, sin importarles el color político. VOTAD, el domingo 2 de abril, por: Armando Caroca R., Julio Magnolfi L., Carlos Silva P., Juan Polanco V. y Marina López G." 
Political offices
Preceded by
Felipe Iturriaga Esquivel
Mayor of Pichilemu
1944–1947
Succeeded by
Carlos Echazarreta Larraín