Aurora A. Quezon

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Aurora Antonia Quezon (Aragon)

Also Known As: "Nene"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Baler, Philippines
Death: Died in Bongabong, Nueva Ecija
Place of Burial: Philippines
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Pedro Poblete Aragon and Zeneida Molina
Wife of Manuel L. Quezon
Mother of Maria Aurora Quezon; <private> Quezon; Manuel L. Quezon Jr. and Luisa Corazon Paz Aragon Quezon
Sister of Emilia Molina Aragon; Amparo Molina Aragon and Maria Molina Aragon

Occupation: Chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross
Managed by: Private User
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About Aurora A. Quezon

Doña Aurora Aragon-Quezon was a civic leader and First Lady of the Philippines. She served as the first Chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross after its creation in 1947. She, her daughter Maria Aurora "Baby" Quezon and son-in-law Felipe Buencamino III were ambushed and killed by renegade members of the Hukbalahap, in Bongabong, Nueva Ecija -- five years after the death of President Quezon.

A species of Tropical Dogwood or Virgin Tree discovered in Los Banos, Laguna in 1915 and named after her in 1938 -- White Mussaenda Aurorae. The province of Aurora was named in her memory.

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Aurora A. Quezon's Timeline

1888
February 19, 1888
Baler, Philippines
1918
December 14, 1918
Age 30
Hong Kong
1919
September 25, 1919
Age 31
Manila
1924
February 17, 1924
Age 35
Pasay
1926
June 23, 1926
Age 38
Manila, Philippines
1949
April 28, 1949
Age 61
Bongabong, Nueva Ecija
1949
Age 60
Philippines