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  • Jose Olfinas Vera (1888 - 1956)
    Jose O. Vera was a Filipino public servant and businessman. In 1937, he was among the founders of Sampaguita Pictures, together with Pedro Vera, Jose Zulueta, Antonio Torres, Catalino Gavino, Pedro A...
  • Juan S. Torralba (1883 - d.)
    Juan S. Torralba was accepted into the bar on 11 October 1909. He served as the provincial Governor of Bohol from 1922 to 1928. He was a Philippine senator, representing the Eleventh Senatorial Distric...
  • Felipe "Ipe" Siojo Buencamino Sr. (1848 - 1929)
    Felipe Siojo Buencamino Sr. was a lawyer by profession, a revolutionary leader, a statesman, a cabinet secretary during the First Philippine Republic and was one of the founders of the Philippine Indep...
  • Carlos Felix Lozada Quirino (1910 - 1999)
    Carlos Lozada Quirino was a prominent historian and writer. He is a National Artist for Historical Literature. More here: .
  • Leon Guinto Sr. (1896 - 1962)
    Leon Gawaran Guinto, Sr. a legislator, representing Tayabas, Quezon and the war-time Mayor of the City of Manila. More here: .

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on notable lawyers of the Philippines. Dates of when they passed the bar or membership to the Philippine Bar and its precursors follow the name. Topnotchers of the Bar Exam are so marked. Find more at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

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  • Adolfo Brillantes, 27 September 1920, 1st Place

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  • Felipe Calderon, Member, Colegio de Abogados de Filipinas.
  • Jose C. Campos Jr., 06 June 1950
  • Fred R. Castro, 21 December 1936
  • Marciano P. Catral, 10 November 1934, 1st Place
  • Roberto Concepcion, 16 January 1925, 1st Place
  • Gloria T. Conti

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  • Roque V. Desquitado, 05 November 1923, 1st Place
  • Rafael Dinglasan, 31 December 1925, 1st Place

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  • Enrique Estrellado, 18 November 1935, 1st Place

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  • Cesar A. Kintanar, 03 January 1928, 1st Place

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  • Tecla R. San Andres, 13 October 1930, First woman to top the Bar
  • Leonardo T. Siguion Reyna, 01 April 1948
  • Lorenzo Sumulong, 07 December 1929, 1st Place

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  • Amando L. Velila, 06 November 1922, 1st Place
  • Gregorio B. Veluz, 10 April 1953
  • Jose O. Vera
  • Francisco C. Villanueva, Jr., 15 September 1915, 1st Place

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  • Felipe Ysmael, 04 October 1917, 1st Place

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the project, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)

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