Juan Herrera Davila

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Juan Herrera Dávila was the acting Governor-General of the Philippines from 29 August 1860 to 2 February 1861.[1]

Biography

Prior to his appointment as Governor-General, he was a former sub-inspector of artillery and a general under Manuel MacCrohon, who became acting Governor-General in 1873.[2]

He was appointed as Governor-General on 29 August 1860, replacing Ramón María Solano.[3] During his term, he reformed the Audiencia of Manila in July 1860.[4] He also facilitated the printing of the Colección de autos acordados de la Real audiencia chancilleria de Filipinas y de las soberanas y superiores disposiciones que afectan al ramo de justicia ó conviene tengan presentes los jueces que reunená la vez el carácter de gobernadores de provincia. Publicada por dicho superior tribunal el 10 de enero de 1861.[5]

He ended his term on 2 February 1861.[6] José Lemery e Ibarrola Ney was then appointed as the new Governor-General.[7]

He died in the Red Sea while travelling back to the Philippines.[8]

References

  1. Carlos Quirino, Old Manila, ed. María Eloísa G. Parco-de Castro, 2nd ed. (Quezon City: Vibal Foundation, 2016), 297.
  2. Quirino, Old Manila, 297.
  3. Quirino, Old Manila, 297.
  4. Quirino, Old Manila, 297.
  5. Quirino, Old Manila, 297.
  6. Quirino, Old Manila, 297.
  7. Quirino, Old Manila, 297.
  8. Quirino, Old Manila, 297.

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