Jorge Meléndez

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Jorge Meléndez

Jorge Meléndez Ramírez (April 15, 1871 in San Salvador, El Salvador – November 22, 1953), was born to Rafael Meléndez and Mercedes Ramírez (daughter of Norberto Ramírez). His wife was Tula Mazzini, and they had three children: Jorge (who died in his youth), María de los Angeles, and Ricardo. He was the younger brother of president Carlos Meléndez.

He served as President of El Salvador from March 1, 1919 to March 1, 1923.

Political offices
Preceded by
Alfonso Quiñónez Molina
(acting)
President of El Salvador
1919–1923
Succeeded by
Alfonso Quiñónez Molina