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Jose Luis Tejada Sorzano

Jose Luis Tejada Sorzano was installed by the military as president of Bolivia during the Chaco War. A life-long member of the Liberal party of Bolivia (which was in control of the Presidency from 1899 to 1920), Tejada was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1914, and appointed Minister of Finance by President Jose Gutierrez Guerra in 1917. In 1931, his party joined forces with the Republicano-Genuino party of Daniel Salamanca for the general elections, and Tejada was sworn-in as Salamanca's Vice-President in March of that year

Mesa Jose de; Gisbert, Teresa; and Carlos D. Mesa, "Historia De Bolivia."

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