Synthesis - Biography
Augustine Pedro Justo
Born in Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos , on February 26, 1876. He died in Buenos Aires on 11 January 1943.
Married to Ana Encarnación Bernal.
President of the Argentine Nation.
Vice-President: JULIO ARGENTINO PASCUAL ROCA
Mandate: 20 February 1932 to 20 February 1938.
- Treaty with Great Britain on the trade in meat and tariffs (known as the “Roca-Runciman Pact”).
- Reduction of public expenditure; implementation of fiscal austerity measures.
- Significant growth of the road network throughout the country, through a tax on naphthas, created for this purpose.
- Law establishing the legal regime for Intellectual Property.
- Creation of the National Board of Meats and the National Board of Grains.
- Peace Treaty to end the Chaco Boreal War, between Bolivia and Paraguay.
- Law on the cessation of work on Saturdays at 5 pm. (“ English Saturday ”).
- Inauguration of the railway section to San Carlos de Bariloche .
- Law on Tax on Reventions.
- Creation of the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic.
- Law approving the construction of the Avenida de Circunvalación in the City of Buenos Aires, later called General Paz .
- Strong impetus to public works.
- Project and construction of numerous hospitals, schools and bridges.
- Reincorporation of Argentina to the League of Nations.
- Completion of the casing of Arroyo Maldonado, the widening of Corrientes Street, beginning of the opening of Avenida 9 de Julio and inauguration of the Obelisk .
- Construction of two lines of underground trains.
- Creation of national directorates of parks, penal institutes and roads.
- Interior: Leopoldo Melo Ramon S. Castle. Manuel Ramon Alvarado.
- HR and Worship: Carlos Saavedra Lamas.
- War: Manuel A. Rodriguez. Basil Pertine.
- Marina: Pedro Segundo Casal. Manuel A. Rodriguez. Eleazar Videla.
- Farm: Alberto Hueyo. Federico Pinedo. Roberto M. Ortiz. Carlos A. Acevedo.
- Justice and Public Instruction: Manuel M. de Iriondo. Ramon S. Castle.
- Agriculture: Antonio de Tomaso. Luis Duhau. Miguel Angel Carcano.
- Public Works: Manuel Ramón Alvarado. Eleazar Videla.