Juan Manuel de Salcedo
|Birthplace:||Bilbao, PV, España|
|Death:||(Date and location unknown)|
|Occupation:||Governor of Spanish Louisiana|
|Managed by:||Joel Scott Cognevich|
About Juan Manuel de Salcedo
Salcedo served under Charles IV and battled his government over the rights of Americans to navigate freely down the Mississippi River below Natchez, Miss. He left for a post in the Canary Islands after he officially transferred the colony to France on Nov. 30, 1803.