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|Governor of Puerto Rico
May 12, 1939 – September 11, 1939
|Preceded by||Blanton Winship|
|Succeeded by||William D. Leahy|
February 5, 1889|
Ponce, Puerto Rico, Viceroyalty of New Spain
|Died||1960 (aged 70–71)
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
|Education||University of Pennsylvania (BS)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch/service||Army National Guard|
|Unit||296th Infantry Regiment|
José E. Colón (5 February 1889 - c. 1960) was acting Governor of Puerto Rico between 25 June 1939 and 11 September 1939 after the previous governor, Blanton C. Winship, was removed from office by President Franklin D. Roosevelt for abuse of his authority in depriving the people of Puerto Rico of their civil rights.
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