5th Marianas History Conference Day 1 - 3

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Governor Jose Ganga Herrero

Triumphs and Tribulations

By Roque Eustaquio

University of Guam Graduate Student

Abstract: During the Spanish colonial period more than 40 governors administered the Marianas ranging from a few months to over 10 years. At best, the current literature of Spanish governors is limited and at worst non-existent. However, numerous translations of archival documents have offered new research opportunities. This paper has profited by utilizing Rodrique Levesque’s History of Micronesia volumes twenty-one and twenty-two. The presentation will examine the triumphs and tribulations of Governor Jose Ganga Herrero.

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