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Heo JeongAndrew C. Nahm and James E. Hoare
Heo became acting president following the fall of the First Republic in April 1960, bringing in the Second Republic in August 1960.
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HEO JEONG (1896-1988). A graduate of Bosung College (now Korea University), he became a nationalist. Elected to the National Assembly in 1948, he served as minister of transportation (1948-1950), minister of social affairs (1950-1959), acting premier (1950-1951), and minister of foreign affairs (April-Aug. 1960). He became acting president following the fall of the First Republic in April 1960, bringing in the Second Republic in August 1960. After 1961, he served as adviser to the National Unification Board (1969-1984), as a member of the Advisory Council on State Affairs (1980-1988), and was chairman of the National Unification Advisers’ Conference (1980-1984).
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