Brazil's constitutional President since Janio Quadros re signed: Joao ("Jango") Belchior Marques Goulart, 43.

Born. March 1, 1918, on his fa ther's cattle ranch near Sao Borja, Rio Grande do Sul — next door to the ranch of the legendary strongman of the gauchos, Getulio Vargas.

Education & and Early Life. At 16, Jango boldly took off in two directions.

He studied law at Porto Alegre Uni versity, where his stocky (5 ft. 7 in., 175 Ibs.) good looks won him a Ro meo's reputation. At the same time he built his own cattle ranch to fat prosperity.

Political Career. In 1930, Neighbor Vargas set...

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