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Epifanio de los Santos MP (1871 - 1928)

"Don Pañong", "Don Panyong"

Epifanio de los Santos y Cristóbal , sometimes known as Don Pañong or Don Panyong (April 7, 1871—April 18, 1928) was a noted Filipino historian, literary critic, art critic, jurist...

8/24/2014 10/11/2014

Wenceslao Quinito Vinzons was a Filipino politician and a leader of the armed resistance against the Japanese occupying forces during World War II. He was the youngest member of the 1935 Constitutional...

9/12/2008 9/29/2014

Jose Olfinas Vera MP (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...

1/27/2009 6/3/2013

Juan S. Torralba MP (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...

4/13/2012 5/1/2013

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...

11/15/2008 1/4/2013

Carlos Lozada Quirino was a prominent historian and writer. He is a National Artist for Historical Literature. More here: .

12/31/2012 12/31/2012

Leon Guinto Sr. MP (1896 - 1962)

Leon Gawaran Guinto, Sr. a legislator, representing Tayabas, Quezon and the war-time Mayor of the City of Manila. More here: .

12/18/2008 5/11/2012

Claro Mayo Recto, Jr. MP (1890 - 1960)

Claro Mayo Recto was a Filipino politician, jurist, poet and statesman. More here: . References: "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 8 July 2015), Claro M Recto, 1960; Buria...

10/1/2010 5/9/2012

Don Domingo B. Lopez MP (1880 - 1957)

Don Domingo B. Lopez served as the First Governor of Tayabas, Quezon and Marinduque from 1908 to 1910. He practiced law in Lucena. After being widowed, he married a prominent lawyer and suffragist who ...

7/10/2007 5/9/2012

Natividad Almeda-Lopez MP (1892 - 1977)


Natividad Almeda-Lopez was the first Filipino female lawyer to serve in government (Bureau of Justice), and rose to gain the highest position attained by a woman in Asia who served in government, when ...

7/10/2007 5/6/2012

Felipe Encarnacion Agoncillo MP (1859 - 1941)


Felipe Agoncillo was the Filipino lawyer-representative to the negotiations in Paris that led to the Treaty of Paris (1898), ending the Spanish–American War and achieving him the title of "outst...

4/6/2012 5/5/2012

Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos was the 10th President of the Philippines. More here:

10/7/2007 5/5/2012

Emmanuel Neri Pelaez MP (1915 - 2003)

"Maning", "manning"

Emmanuel Neri Pelaez was a politician and Vice-President of the Philippines. More here: .

3/15/2008 5/5/2012

Diosdado Pangan Macapagal MP (1910 - 1997)

Diosdado Pangan Macapagal was the 9th President of the Philippines. More here:

12/25/2007 5/5/2012

Narciso Rosa Padilla MP (deceased)

D. Narciso Padilla y Rosa, originally from Lingayen, Pangasinan, was a rich lawyer and merchant with several businesses and many commercial real estate properties in the Escolta and in the surrounding ...

9/28/2010 5/4/2012

Sabino Bibby Padilla MP (1894 - 1986)

Legal Luminary and Defender of the Judiciary An associate justice of the Supreme Court and justice secretary under the Quirino administration, Sabino Padilla y Bibby was born in the district of San M...

9/28/2010 5/4/2012

Gregorio S. Araneta MP (1869 - 1930)

Don Gregorio Araneta y Soriano was a Filipino lawyer, businessman, nationalist and patriot, who served his country and people during the Spanish colonization and American occupation. He served as the S...

8/20/2010 5/3/2012

Cresenciano Europa Abad (1920 - 2008)

Crescencio Europa Abad was a USAFFE soldier and a member of the 1st Field Artillery. He was a survivier of the Bataan Death March; and became a guerrilla under USFIP-NL. He fought the Battle of Bessang...

4/30/2012 4/30/2012

Oscar de la Paz Ongsiako was one of the founding partners behind Siguion-Reyna, Montecillo and Ongsiako Law Offices.

2/17/2011 4/15/2012

Gregorio Balid Veluz MP (1918 - 1986)

Gregorio Veluz was appointed Councilor of Quezon City in 1954 by President Magsaysay. His term lasted for 6 years; all of which he was awarded Most Outstanding Alderman. Gregorio’s role in polit...

2/2/2009 4/15/2012

Juan Ponce Enrile is a politician from the Philippines. More here:

2/26/2009 4/15/2012

Salvador Roman "Doy" Hidalgo Laurel served as Vice President of the Philippines (1986 to 1992). Before that, he briefly served as Aquino's first (and only) Prime Minister in 1986. He was a foremost lea...

6/5/2011 4/15/2012

Manuel Viola Gallego (1893 - 1976)

Manuel Viola Gallego Sr. is a Filipino statesman, educator, lawyer, and diplomat. He served as Congressman of the first district of Nueva Ecija and the last Secretary of Instruction of the Commonwealth...

2/20/2011 4/15/2012

Ambrosio Bibby Padilla MP (1910 - d.)


Ambrosio Bibby Padilla was a Filipino basketball player, lawyer, Senator and President of the Philippine Olympic Council. More here: .

9/27/2010 4/11/2012

Antonio N. de las Alas MP (1898 - c.1992)

Don Antonio de las Alas was a Filipino public servant, executive, lawyer, miner, lumberman, banker, insurance man and athlete. He served in various government roles: Congressman of the first district o...

9/3/2011 4/11/2012

Fred Ruiz Castro MP (1914 - 1979)

Fred Ruiz Castro was the Chief Justice of the Philippines from January 5, 1976 until his death on April 19, 1979 while on an official trip to India. More here: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...

10/27/2008 4/7/2012

Eusebio M. Lopez (1888 - d.)

Eusebio M. Lopez was an Associate Judge of the People's Court, one of the 5 delegates from the province of Batangas to the 1935 Constitution and a co-founder of the Lyceum of the Philippines in Intramu...

4/5/2012 4/5/2012

Jorge Samson Imperial was a Justice of the Court of Appeals.

5/8/2009 3/7/2012

Mariano Quijano Tinio (1900 - d.)

Mariano Quijano Tinio was a judge of the Circuit Justice of the Peace Court of the Municipalities of Santo Domingo and Quezon, Nueva Ecija. He also served as the Grand Master of Masons in the Philippin...

3/7/2012 3/7/2012

Jose Uria Avelino, Jr. (c.1917 - 2006)


Served as Chairman of the Philippine Racing Commission 1994 and practiced law throughout his working career.

5/30/2011 10/17/2011

Atty. Rafael Villapando Marasigan, a blue-blooded Atenean, served on the defense panel in the celebrated 1950s murder case against Governor Rafael Lacson of Negros Occidental.

8/14/2009 7/18/2011

Leonardo T Siguion Reyna is a general partner in one of the oldest law firms in the Philippines, Siguion Reyna, Montecillo and Ongsiako. More here:

11/16/2010 7/12/2011

Sotero Remoquillo Laurel MP (deceased)

Judge Sotero Remoquillo Laurel was a delegate to the Malolos Convention and Secretary of the Interior in the first Philippine Revolutionary government under President Emilio Aguinaldo.

6/5/2011 6/6/2011