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Legarda Family of the Philippines

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  • Rosario Roces Legarda (1899 - 1969)
    Rosario Roces Legarda-Valdez was part of the Court of the 1921 Manila Carnival Queen.
  • Carmen Legarda Prieto (1909 - 1986)
    Carmen Legarda Prieto-Caro was the Queen at the 1921 Manila Carnival. More here: .
  • Vicente Lucio Flores Legarda (1873 - 1956)
    Vicente Lucio Flores Legarda, a Glasgow-educated architect, taught in San Francisco before coming home to the Philippines in 1909 to become one of the prominent architects of his time.
  • Benito Lerma Legarda (deceased)
    Benito Lerma Legarda was a prominent Manila businessman of his time. He held interests in real estate, shipping, liquor distilling, among others. He was listed as one of the creditors of the defunct Am...
  • Alejandro Roces Legarda (1902 - 1993)
    Dr. Alejandro Roces Legarda was a leading OB-GYN in his time. He was the President of the Philippines Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1964.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Legarda 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)