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The Congress of Cuba (Congreso) was the legislature of Cuba from 1902 to the Cuban revolution of 1959.[1]

The congress was bicameral, and consisted of Chamber of Representatives (Cámara de Representantes) and Senate (Cámara del Senado). Before the revolution, there were 54 senators and 150 representatives.

Presidents of the Senate 1902-1958[edit]

Name Took office Left office Notes
Domingo Méndez Capote 8 May 1902 5 April 1905 [2]
Manuel Sanguily Garrite 5 April 1905 11 April 1906 [2]
Ricardo Dolz Arango 11 April 1906 28 September 1906 [2]
Martín Morúa Delgado 18 January 1909 4 April 1910 [2]
Antonio Gonzalo Pérez 4 April 1910 16 April 1913 [2]
Eugenio Sánchez Agramonte 16 April 1913 10 April 1917 [2]
Ricardo Dolz Arango 10 April 1917 20 April 1921 [2]
Aurelio Álvarez de la Vega 20 April 1921 7 April 1925 [2]
Clemente Vázquez Bello 7 April 1925 28 September 1932 [2]
Alberto Barrera Fernández 30 September 1932 12 August 1933 [2]
Justo Luis Pozo del Puerto 13 April 1936 1 September 1936 [2]
Arturo Illas Horroutinier 1 September 1936 1 June 1937 [2]
Lucilo de la Peña Cruz 1 June 1937 15 November 1937 [2]
Guillermo Alonso Pujol 15 November 1937 7 September 1938 [2]
Santiago Verdeja Neyra 7 September 1938 21 November 1940 [2]
Antonio Beruff Mendieta 21 November 1940 17 February 1942 [2]
Guillermo Alonso Pujol 17 February 1942 30 August 1943 [2]
José E. Bringuier Laredo 30 August 1943 26 September 1944 [2]
Eduardo Suárez Rivas 26 September 1944 12 December 1945 [2]
Miguel A. Suárez Fernández 12 December 1945 6 October 1950 [2]
Manuel A. Varona Loredo 6 October 1950 15 September 1952 [2]
Anselmo Alliegro Milá 31 February 1955 1 January 1959 [2][3]

Presidents of the Chamber of Representatives 1902-1958[edit]

Name Took office Left office Notes
Pelayo García Santiago 14 May 1902 3 November 1902 [4][5]
Rafael Portuondo y Tamayo 18 November 1902 7 November 1903 [4][5]
Carlos de la Torre Huerta 7 November 1903 4 April 1904 [5]
José A. Malberty 8 July 1904 7 November 1904 [5]
Santiago García Cañizares 9 November 1904 23 April 1906 [6][5]
Fernando Freyre de Andrade 24 April 1906 12 October 1906 [5]
Orestes Ferrara Marino 18 April 1909 1914 [5]
José Antonio González Lanuza 1914 1914
Ibrahim Urquiaga Arrastía 30 August 1914 1915 [5]
Orestes Ferrara y Marino 19 April 1915 1917 [7]
Miguel Coyula 7 April 1917 1919 [7][5]
Santiago Verdeja Neyra 1919 1923
Clemente Vázquez Bello 1923 1925 [8]
Ramón Zaydín 11 April 1925 4 April 1927 [7][5]
Rafael Guas Inclán 11 April 1927 24 August 1933 [7][5]
Carlos Márquez Sterling 27 April 1936 3 February 1937 [5]
Antonio Martínez Fraga 4 February 1937 18 April 1938 [5]
Antonio Bravo Acosta 1937 ?
Marcelino Garriga Garay 2 September 1938 1 April 1940 [5]
José A. Cardet Góngora 24 June 1940 16 September 1940 [5]
Gustavo Gutiérrez Sánchez 21 November 1940 27 October 1941 [5]
Carlos Márquez Sterling 29 October 1941 19 October 1942 [5]
Néstor Carbonell Andricaín 19 October 1942 27 September 1944 [9][5]
Miguel A. de León Fuentes 27 September 1944 1 October 1946 [5]
Rubén de León García 1 October 1946 19 September 1948 [5]
Lincoln Rodón Alvarez 4 October 1948 1952 [5]
Gastón Godoy y Loret de Mola 1955 1 January 1959 [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ varios, Autores (1 January 2014). Constitución cubana de 1940. Linkgua digital. ISBN 9788498971545 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Schroeder, Susan (15 April 1982). Cuba: A Handbook of Historical Statistics. G.K. Hall. ISBN 9780816182138 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ a b "Primero de enero de 1959: Esta vez sí que es una Revolución - FIDEL Soldier of Ideas". www.fidelcastro.cu.
  4. ^ a b "Diario de sesiones del Congreso de la Républica de Cuba". ufdc.ufl.edu.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Representantes, Cuba Congreso Cámara de (5 May 2019). "Compendio legislativo, 1902 a 1950" – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Hernández, Mario Riera (5 May 1985). "Ejército Libertador de Cuba, 1895-1898: antecedentes históricos, fotos y biografías de mayores generales y generales de división y brigadas, anexos informativos". EE.UU. – via Google Books.
  7. ^ a b c d Primelles, León (15 April 2019). "Crónica cubana 1915-1918". Talleres Tipográficos de Editorial Lex – via Internet Archive.
  8. ^ "El libro amarillo de los Estados Unidos de Venezuela: Presentado al Congreso Nacional en sus sesiones de ... Por el Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores". 1924.
  9. ^ Jiménez, Guillermo (1 January 2006). Los propietarios de Cuba 1958. Editorial de Ciencias Sociales. ISBN 9789590608308 – via Google Books.