Salvador Castaneda Castro

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Salvador Castaneda Castro
President of El Salvador
In office
1 March 1945 – 14 December 1948
Preceded by Osmín Aguirre
Succeeded by Revolutionary Council
Personal details
Born 6 August 1888
Chalchuapa , El Salvador
Died 5 March 1965
San Salvador , El Salvador
Occupation General

General Salvador Castaneda Castro (6 August 1888 - 5 March 1965) was President of El Salvador 1 March 1945 - 14 December 1948. He previously served as Interior Minister under President Maximiliano Hernández Martínez.

During his presidency, he restored constitutional rule, but continued the repressive policies of the previous military rulers.

Political offices
Preceded by
Osmín Aguirre
President of El Salvador
Succeeded by
Revolutionary Council