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Garcia Family of the Philippines

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  • Carlos Polistico Garcia (1896 - 1971)
    Carlos Polistico García was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist and guerrilla leader. He became the eighth President of the Philippines known for his "...
  • Padre José Apolonio Burgos y Garcia (1837 - 1872)
    José Apolonio Burgos y García was a Filipino mestizo secular priest, accused of mutiny by the Spanish colonial authorities in the Philippines in the 19th century. He was placed in a mock ...
  • Santiago Garcia Guevara (1899 - 1996)
    Santiago Garcia Guevara graduated from West Point in 1923, returned to the Philippines and became the Commandant of Cadets in the Philippine Military Academy. In World War II, Lt. Col. Guevara was assi...
  • Jose Paciano Garcia Laurel (1891 - 1959)
    José Paciano Garcia Laurel was the President of the Republic of the Philippines during World War II, from 1943 to 1945. He served as a senator and an associate justice of the Supreme Court. More...
  • Purificacion Garcia Villanueva (1886 - 1954)
    Pura Villanueva-Kalaw was born on August 27, 1886 in Arevalo, Iloilo to Emilio Villanueva, a highly educated man from Molo, and Emilia Garcia, a very beautiful Spanish lady from Palencia, Spain. At fir...

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Garcia Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the gentry (de buena familia), revolutionary heroes, scholars, government officials, national athletes and other public personalities (celebrities) in various fields. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

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 surname, 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)