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Valdez Family of the Philippines

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  • Benito Salvador Valdes (1860 - 1935)
    Benito Salvador Valdes was a physician and the first director of the San Juan de Dios Hospital. Reference "Benito Valdes". Wikipilipinas. . Date accessed: 18 March 2013.
  • Dennis Ongpin Valdes
    Dennis Ongpin Valdes is the President of Philweb Corp. since July 28, 2006 and the Founding President of Inq7 Interactive, Inc. More here: .
  • Maria Theresa Rufino Prieto
    Tessa Rufino Prieto-Valdes is a fashion designer, columnist and socialite-philanthropist known for her flamboyant outfits. More here: .
  • Simeon Marcos Valdez (1915 - 2010)
    Simeon Marcos Valdez is a Filipino World War II hero. He survived the Bataan Death March and is known as the Liberator of Abra and Ilocos Norte. He was a past president of the Integrated Bar of the Phi...
  • Ramon Valdes Albano (1947 - 1963)
    Ramon "Chito" Valdes Albano was born on 3 September 1947. He was the the fifth child and fifth son of eleven children of Dr. Paulino E. Albano and Dr. Pilar Valdes-Albano. The couple owned and managed ...

This also Includes ValdeS. These surnames were included in the alphabetical catalog accompanying the Claveria Decree of 1849, requiring Filipinos to "select" new last names.

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