Hemisphere: ARGENTINA'S NEW PRESIDENT

Sworn in last week as Argentina's new President, replacing deposed Strongman Juan Perón: Major General Eduardo Lonardi. 59, a career officer whose name was unknown to most of his countrymen one week earlier Origins. Born Sept. 17, 1896. in Buenos Aires, son of a music teacher of Italian descent. Family name was originally Leonardi Military Career. Graduated from the national military academy as artillery lieutenant. Taught tactics at Superior War College in 1930s. Appointed Argentine military attaché in Santiago, Chile in 1943, where he succeeded Colonel Juan Perón who had been suspected of espionage by Chilean government. Served as Argentina's...

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