|Roberto M. Levingston|
| President of Argentina |
June 18, 1970 –March 21, 1971
|Preceded by||Juan Carlos Onganía|
|Succeeded by||Alejandro Lanusse|
|Born||January 10, 1920|
San Luis, Argentina
|Died|| June 17, 2015 95) (aged|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Spouse(s)||Betty Nelly Andrés|
|Children|| Roberto Antonio |
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