Manuel Ávila Camacho served as the President of Mexico from 1940 to 1946. Manuel Ávila was born in Teziutlán, a small town in Puebla, to middle-class parents, Manuel Ávila Castillo and Eufrosina Camacho Bello. He had several siblings, among them a sister María Jovita Ávila Camacho and several brothers. Two of his brothers, Maximino Ávila Camacho and Rafael Ávila Camacho both served as governors of Puebla. Ávila did not receive a university degree, although he studied at the National Preparatory School. He joined the army in 1914 as a Second Lieutenant and reached the status of Colonel by...
|Birthdate:||April 24, 1896|
|Date of death:||October 13, 1955|
|Also known as:||Manuel Avila Camacho|