2010

Washington, D.C., USA, Riggs National Bank check for $18.50, signed by Francisco Leon de la Barra, c

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Washington, D.C., USA, Riggs National Bank check for $18.50, signed by Francisco Leon de la Barra, c
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Washington, D.C., USA, Riggs National Bank check for $18.50, signed by Francisco Leon de la Barra, check #328. 9-1/8" x 4-1/8" Francisco Leon de la Barra (1863-1939) was a Mexican diplomat and politician who served as an envoy, the Foreign Secretary briefly under President Porfirio Diaz (March 25 to May 25, 1911), and then the interim president of Mexico after Diaz's resignation on May 25, 1911 following Madero's revolution. He held this post until Nov. 6, 1911 when Madero was elected president. He then had a role in the military coup led by General Huerta against Madero in 1913. In 1914, he moved to Europe to resume his diplomatic career and died on Sept. 23, 1939. UNC check, includes a card with biographical information.