1835-09-29: Jose Castro becomes Governor ad interim of Alta California

On the death of Jose Figueroa (who appointed him on August 29, 1835), José Castro became the eighth Mexican governor of Alta California for his first term; September 29, 1835 to January 1836.

He later served a second term from November to December, 1836.

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ca/state1/newca/newca3.html

http://www.californiaweekly.com/ca_governors.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pre-statehood_governors_of_California

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