Herrera, José J.

Born: 1792-XX-XX

Died: 1854-XX-XX

Flourished: Mexico

Herrera was a Mexican politician. A moderate, he was installed as president of the Republic of Mexico after the overthrow of Santa Anna in December 1844. In December 1845, he was ousted by the conservative General Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga.

Christopher Conway, ed., The U.S.-Mexican War: A Binational Reader (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2010), xxviii, 47.