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José Cojuangco (Co Yu Hwan)

Chinese: 许玉寰, Chinese: 許玉寰
Also Known As: "Instik Jose", "Co Yu Hwan", "El Chino"
Birthplace: Hongjian, Jiaomei, Longhai, Zhangzhou, Fujian, China
Immediate Family:

Son of Martín Co
Husband of Antera Estrella
Father of Ysidra Estrella Cojuangco; Melecio Estrella Cojuangco and Trinidad Estrella Cojuangco

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About José Cojuangco

Co Yu Hwan and his extended family arrived in the Philippines from Hong Chian, Tong-An in 1861. Soon after his arrival in Manila, he became a Christian and was baptised José Cojuangco. With his family settled in Malolos, Jose traveled as a maestro carpentero. In 1896, after working on the church in Paniqui, Tarlac, he chose to move his wife and children to the town, where he invested his earnings in rice and sugar mills. More here:


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José Cojuangco's Timeline

May 15, 1867
Malolos, Bulacan, Central Luzon, Philippines
May 21, 1871
Malolos, Bulacan, Central Luzon, Philippines
May 12, 1877
Malolos, Bulacan, Central Luzon, Philippines
Zhangzhou, Fujian, China