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Tomás Medina

Tomás Medina Menéndez (June 1803 – February 1884) was provisional President of El Salvador 1–3 February 1848. [1]

Mr. Medina began his public life in 1833 being elected to the Assembly and then senator till 1848. February of the same year he received the Presidency of the Republic as senator until the vice president, José Félix Quirós, took over the presidency.

In 1852 he was elected Vice President of El Salvador for 2 years under President Francisco Dueñas. The testimony is No. 34 of the Gaceta Oficial, 30 January of that election with the words, "Yesterday it was declared Constitutional President by popular election, Mr. Lic. don Francisco Dueñas y Vice President designate conformed with the law Mr. don Tomás Medina."

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Political offices
Preceded by
Eugenio Aguilar
President of El Salvador
February 1, 1848 – February 3, 1848
Succeeded by
José Félix Quirós