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Lizares Family of the Philippines

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  • Adela Lizares-Mapa (c.1861 - d.)
    Adela Lizares-Mapa was among the co-founders of the Asilo de San Vicente de Paul in Molo, Iloilo. Under the care of the Sisters of the Daughters of Charity, the institution was once a refuge for the ho...
  • Placido Lizares Mapa (c.1901 - 1967)
    Placido Lizares Mapa was a sugar industry executive in the 1930s, comfortable in English and trained in high finance. He engineered the acquisition of sugar mills for his family's holdings in Bacolod d...
  • Ramon Lizares Nolan (b. - 2001)
    Ramon Lizares Nolan served as the Administrator of the Sugar Quota Administration.
  • Efigenio Treyes Lizares (b. - 1902)
    Efigenio Treyes Lizares descended from the old families of Minuluan, now Talisay City. He was a prosperous "patron" with farm holdings and various business interests. He died shortly after the birth of...
  • Enrica Alunan-Lizares (c.1855 - 1942)
    Enrica "Dicang" Alunan-Lizares was the hardworking grand matriarch of the Alunan-Lizares Clan. She was a successful planter and investor and her family had controlling interests in three sugar centrals...

The Lizares Family were among the landed gentry of Negros Occidental. Their ascendants of the clan spawned an enviable list of politicians, hacienderos and capitalists. The heritage homes they built during the golden years of the sugar industry are historical landmarks.

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