Arosemena was first employed by the financial administration of the province of Panama, later State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Ambassador of Panama to Spain and France, and from 1949 to 1951 Vice President of his country. At a time when the country was in a serious economic crisis and unrest was the order of the day, he took over the office of President on May 9, 1951 as the successor to the ousted Arnulfo Arias and led his term of office until the scheduled end on October 1, 1952 further. His successor was José Antonio Remón Cantera .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Arosemena Quinzada, Alcibíades (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Panamanian diplomat and politician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 20, 1883|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Los Santos Province|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 8, 1958|