Augusto Samuel Boyd

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For other people named Sam Boyd, see Sam Boyd (disambiguation).

Augusto Samuel Boyd Briceño (1 August 1879 in Panama City - 17 June 1957[1]) was First Vice President of Panama and in that capacity also acting President of Panama from December 18, 1939 to October 1, 1940. He belonged to the National Revolutionary Party (PNR).[citation needed]

During his government, the Transisthmian Highway, a highway that crossed the Isthmus of Panama and linked Panama City with Colón, was inaugurated. This road was known as the "Boyd-Roosevelt Highway" in honor of the Presidents of Panama and the United States.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Augusto Samuel Boyd www.encaribe.org
Preceded by
Ezequiel Fernández
First Vice President of Panama
1939–1940
Succeeded by
José Pezet
Preceded by
Ezequiel Fernández
President of Panama
1939–1940
Succeeded by
Arnulfo Arias