Manuel Antonio de Varona
|Manuel Antonio de Varona|
|Born||November 25, 1908
|Died||October 29, 1992
Miami, Florida USA
Varona was Prime Minister of Cuba in 1948-1950, and served as president of the Cuban Senate. In 1960 after being sponsored by the Central Intelligence Agency to head a Cuban government-in-exile, he struck a deal with Mafia boss Meyer Lansky to restore his gambling empire. He was also one of the members of the exile coalition Cuban Revolutionary Council (1961-1964).
He was married three times. His last two wives were Emelina Ruisanchez and Olivia Borges Cos. Hhe had three children: Carlos de Varona Segura, Emelina Ivette, and Ivonne de Varona Ruisanchez.
He wrote El drama de Cuba ante América (1960, Mexico City, Centro de Información Democrática de América).
He is buried at Flagler Memorial Park in Miami, Florida.
- Directorio Social de La Habana 1948, (P. Fernandez y Cia, S. en C.) (Spanish)
- Libro de Oro de la Sociedad Habanera 1949, (Editorial Lex) (Spanish)
- Libro de Oro de la Sociedad Habanera 1950, (Editorial Lex) (Spanish)
- Registro Social de La Habana 1958, (Molina y Cia, S.A.) (Spanish)
- Otero, Juan Joaquin (1954). Libro De Cuba, Una Enciclopedia Ilustrada Que Abarca Las Artes, Las Letras, Las Ciencias, La Economia, La Politica, La Historia, La Docencia, Y ElProgreso General De La Nacion Cubana - Edicion Conmemorative del Cincuentenario de la Republica de Cuba, 1902-1952. (Spanish)
Raúl López del Castillo
|Prime Minister of Cuba
10 October 1948 – 6 October 1950
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