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Carlos Garcia Camacho

Carlos Garcia Camacho, governor. of Guam. Member dental staff Guam Memorial Hospital, 1952-1953, Catholic Medical Center, 1953-1956, 58-69; Served as captain, Dental corpus, United States army, 1956-1958.

Background

  • Camacho, Carlos Garcia was born on November 16, 1924 in Agana, Guam. Son of Felix M. and Antonia C. (Garcia) Camacho.

  • Education

    • Student Aquinas College, 1947-1950. Doctor ol Dental Surgery, Marquette U., 1954.

    Career

    • Member dental staff Guam Memorial Hospital, 1952-1953, Catholic Medical Center, 1953-1956, 58-69. Appointment governor of Guam by President Richard M. Nixon, 1969-1971, became Guam’s 1st elected governor, 1971-1974. Senator 8th Guam Legislature, 1964-1966.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member dental staff Guam Memorial Hospital, 1952-1953, Catholic Medical Center, 1953-1956, 58-69. Served as captain, Dental corpus, United States army, 1956-1958.

    Connections

    • Married Lourdes Duenas Perez, May 15, 1955. Children: Carlos Anthony, Felix James, Thomas John, Mary Margaret, Ricardo Jose, Francis Gerard, Victor Charles.
    • father: Felix M. Camacho
    • mother: Antonia C. (Garcia) Camacho
    • spouse: Lourdes Duenas Perez
    • children: Carlos Anthony Camacho
    • Felix James Camacho
    • Thomas John Camacho
    • Mary Margaret Camacho
    • Ricardo Jose Camacho
    • Francis Gerard Camacho
    • Victor Charles Camacho
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    Born November 16, 1924
    Died December 6, 1979
    (aged 55)
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