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Jose Dira Avelino

Birthdate: (95)
Birthplace: Calbayog City, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Death: July 21, 1986 (95)
Immediate Family:

Son of Baltazar Avelino and Ildefonsa Dira
Husband of Enriqueta Casal
Father of Enrique Uria Avelino; Baltazar Uria Avelino; Jose Uria Avelino, Jr.; Antonio Uria Avelino and Pilar Uria Avelino
Brother of Iluminada Dira Avelino

Managed by: Bianca Avelino
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About Jose Dira Avelino

Jose Dera Avelino received a BA degree from the Ateneo de Manila, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, and a Master of Laws from the University of Santo Tomas. He was admitted to the Philippine bar in 1936.

Avelino was a municipal councilor in his hometown of Calbayog from 1917 to 1919. He served as representative of the first district of Samar until 1928. He represented the ninth senatorial district for two terms. He served as Majority Floor Leader, Senate President Pro-Tempore and later as Senate President. He is known as the "Father of the Philippine Workmen's Compensation Law".

Avelino retired from public life and devoted himself to the practice of law until his death.

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Jose Dira Avelino's Timeline

August 5, 1890
Calbayog City, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
May 24, 1914
Age 23
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
November 1915
Age 25
July 20, 1917
Age 26
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
July 21, 1986
Age 95