José Antonio Roméu

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José Antonio Romeu
Governor of Las Californias
In office
Preceded by Pedro Fages
Succeeded by José Joaquín de Arrillaga
Personal details
Born 1742?
Died 1792
Profession Soldier

José Antonio Roméu (1742? – 1792) was governor of Las Californias from 1791 to 1792.[1]

In 1782, José Antonio Roméu led a retailatory mission after the Quechan Yuma Massacre of 1781.[2]

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  1. ^ "Spanish Governors". Mission Tour. Retrieved 16 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Chapter 20: Spanish Tucson's Last Roster". Southwest Library UofA. p. 136. Retrieved 16 June 2010.