Eduardo Blanco Acevedo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Blanco and the second or maternal family name is Acevedo.

Eduardo Blanco Acevedo (1884-1971) was a Uruguayan political figure and physician.

Background[edit]

Son of Juan Carlos Blanco Fernández and Luisa Acevedo, his family was full of prominent personalities in the academic and political fields.[1]

He was a distinguished Uruguayan political figure. He was long associated with the Colorado Party (Uruguay) party. He was father-in-law to President of Uruguay Gabriel Terra.

Political roles[edit]

He served in the 1930s as President Gabriel Terra's public health minister.

He served as a Senator in the 1930s and 1940s.

In the 1950s he served as minister for public instruction. From 1952 till 1955 he served at the Consejo Nacional de Gobierno.

Death[edit]

He died in 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The notable Acevedos" (in Spanish). EL PAIS. 7 September 2008. Archived from the original on 2013-09-28.