Carlos S. Camacho

Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands

Carlos Sablan Camacho (born February 27, 1937) was the first elected Governor of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States. He served as governor from January 9, 1978 through January 11, 1982.[2] He was a member of the Democratic.

Carlos Camacho
Carlos Sablan Camacho.jpg
1st Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands
In office
January 9, 1978 – January 11, 1982
LieutenantFrancisco Ada
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPedro Tenorio
Personal details
Carlos Sablan Camacho

(1937-02-27) February 27, 1937 (age 83)
Saipan, Mariana Islands, South Pacific Mandate
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Lourdes Camacho[1]
EducationFiji School of Medicine (MBBS)
University of Hawaii, Manoa (MPH)

Camacho was born in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. He studied at the University of Hawaii and at the Fiji School of Medicine.


  1. Casas, Gemma Q. (2010-03-11). "Former Lt. Governor Ada laid to rest". Marianas Variety News & Views. Retrieved 2010-03-12.[permanent dead link]
  2. "660 F2d 411 Taisacan v. S Camacho". OpenJurist. Retrieved 2016-04-28.