Juan de la Rua

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John de la Rua
Born ca. 1789
Died 1832
Occupation Civic leader
Spouse Margaretta Bonifay de la Rua
Children Filomeno de la Rua
Josephine de la Rua

Juan de la Rua was a prominent Pensacolian of the 19th century.

La Rua served as an alderman in the city government in (at least) 1822, 1825, 1827, 1828, and 1841[1], and as Mayor of Pensacola in 1822 and 1823.

He lived in an estate in the Gull Point area overlooking Escambia Bay. The estate was described in an 1822 account of a "patgo" that De la Rua hosted.

John de la Rua is buried in St. Michael's Cemetery.


Preceded by:
George Bowie
Mayor of Pensacola
Succeeded by:
Peter Alba