Jorge Toriello Garrido

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Jorge Toriello Garrido
Head of State and Government of Guatemala
In office
October 20, 1944 – March 15, 1945
Serving with Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán and Francisco Javier Arana
Preceded by Federico Ponce Vaides
Succeeded by Juan José Arévalo

Jorge Toriello Garrido (23 April 1908 - 16 June 1998) was one of the three leaders of the first government that ruled Guatemala from 20 October 1944 to 15 March 1945 as part of the October Revolution. Toriello Garrido, a civilian, led the government along with Captain Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán and Major Francisco Javier Arana after overthrowing the military regime of Juan Federico Ponce Vaides, who had temporarily taken over from ousted dictator Jorge Ubico.