Alberto Héber Usher

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Alberto Héber Usher
President of Uruguay
In office
March 1, 1966 – February 28, 1967
Preceded by Carlos María Penadés
Succeeded by Óscar Diego Gestido
Personal details
Born May 1, 1918
Montevideo, Uruguay
Died January 19, 1981 (aged 62)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality Uruguayan
Political party Partido Nacional
Occupation Politician

Alberto Héber Usher (May 1, 1918 – January 19, 1981) was a Uruguayan politician, who served as President of Uruguay from March 1, 1966, to March 1, 1967.


Héber was born in Montevideo. His parents wereBlanca Usher Conde and Alberto Héber Uriarte (grand-nephew of Juan D. Jackson). He was a member of the National Party, and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1958.

His brother, Mario Héber(d.1980), was a prominent public representative and opposition leader during the civilian-military administration of 1973-1985. His nephew Luis Alberto Héber has been a prominent National Party Deputy and Senator.

President of Uruguay[edit]

Héber was President of Uruguay from 1966 to 1967. His period of office coincided with constitutional changes which envisaged lengthening the President's term of office to 5 years.[1] In the event, however, his successor Óscar Diego Gestido served for only a few months.


He died in Montevideo in 1981.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 'Alberto Héber Usher', Wikipedia (in Spanish), es:Alberto Héber Usher
Political offices
Preceded by
Washington Beltrán
President of Uruguay
Succeeded by
Óscar Diego Gestido