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Maricel Pangilinan-Arenas is the CEO of Play Innovations Inc, the group behind KidZania Manila. References "‘Bahay-Bahayan’ On A Global Scale." Lopez Link, Lopez Group of Companies, 01 Sept 2016....

1/9/2011 12/22/2017

Espiridion D. Laxa MP (1928 - 2009)

Espiridion Laxa was the founder of Tagalog Ilang Ilang Pictures. References "Atty. Espiridion Laxa". Film Academy Of The Philippines, 2009. . Date accessed: 22 Dec 2017. Godinez, Bong. "Film Pr...

1/9/2011 12/22/2017

Francisco Emilio Barcinas Ortigas MP (b. - 1935)


Francisco "Paco" Ortigas was the patriarch of the Ortigas clan. He was a lawyer who in 1931 purchased the Hacienda de Mandaloyon from the Augustinians, in partnership with Vicente Madrigal and a few ot...

12/14/2017 12/14/2017

Vicente Lopez Madrigal MP (1880 - 1972)

Vicente Madrigal is one of the first Filipino tycoons; among his assets were Ayala-Alabang Village, the Madrigal Business Park, Rizal Cement Corporation, and Corinthian Gardens. He served in the Philip...

11/4/2008 12/14/2017

Chan Lib MP (deceased)

Chan Lib and See Ying migrated from Fujian province in China to the Philippines in the 1940s, to establish Liwayway Marketing. Liwayway manufactured Liwayway cornstarch, which became a household name. ...

12/13/2017 12/13/2017

Jose Yao Campos MP (1922 - 2006)

"Yao Cho Diat", "Chao Cho Liat"

Jose Yao Campos served as the founder and Chairman Emeritus of United Laboratories Inc., Unilab Group of Companies, and Greenfield Group of Companies. Lawyers of the Marcos family are demanding the P...

7/9/2007 12/13/2017

Paulino Aboitiz MP (b. - 1912)

Paulino Aboitiz is a Spaniard of Basque origin, who arrived in the Philippines in the 1870s. He started the rise of the Aboitiz clan in the southern Philippines, first in Leyte and later in Cebu, start...

2/6/2009 12/13/2017

Danding Cojuangco MP

"Danding", "Danding Cojuangco"

Eduardo "Danding" Murphy Cojuangco is the chairman of San Miguel Corporation, the largest food and beverage corporation in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, a former Philippine ambassador, and former...

8/20/2009 10/26/2015

Roberto "Bobby" Ongpin served as the Trade and Industry Minister during the Marcos administration. He is one of the richest Filipinos, with business interests in gaming, publishing, mining, real estate...

3/13/2010 10/26/2015

Andrew Lo Gotianun, Sr. MP (b. - 2016)

Andrew L. Gotianun, Sr. (Chinese: 吳天恩; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gô͘ Thian-un) is a Chinese Filipino entrepreneur. References "The 32 Most Powerful Families In The Philippines, From A To Z." Esquire, 21 Oct 20...

5/23/2010 10/26/2015
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Enrique Escudero Razon MP (1886 - 1956)

Citations "Brasil, Cartões de Imigração, 1900-1965," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 October 2015), Group 1 > 004556778 > image 124 of 203; Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro (Nati...

10/26/2015 10/26/2015

John Gokongwei, Jr. MP

"Go Ek Hui"

John Robinson Lim Gokongwei, Jr. (traditional Chinese: 吳奕輝; simplified Chinese: 吴奕辉; pinyin: Wú Yìhuī; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gô͘ E̍k-hui; born Go Ek-hui) is a Filipino business magnate, investor, and philanthrop...

4/11/2013 10/26/2015

Don Juan Anacleto T. Araneta MP (1852 - 1924)

Don Juan Anacleto T. Araneta was a pioneer sugar farmer and the capital del pueblo of Bago. He emerged as the revolutionary leader of the Negros Revolution against Spain. References "Juan Araneta...

1/3/2008 10/12/2014

Dr Jose R. Perez MP (c.1915 - 1975)

Jose R. Perez was a physician by training; but never practised medicine. He is best known as the studio head of Sampaguita Pictures in the 1960s. References Francisco, Butch. "Dr. Jose Perez: The...

1/27/2009 6/3/2013

Jose Olfinas Vera MP (1888 - 1956)

Jose O. Vera was a Filipino public servant and businessman. In 1937, he was among the founders of Sampaguita Pictures, together with Pedro Vera, Jose Zulueta, Antonio Torres, Catalino Gavino, Pedro A...

1/27/2009 6/3/2013

Modesta Singson-Gaisano MP (1885 - 1985)

Modesta Singson Gaisano is the matriarch of the Gaisano retail empire of Cebu. Resource "A continuing legacy". Date published: 27 April 2013. Date accessed: 29 April 2013. "Espina:...

4/11/2013 4/28/2013

Manuel Gotianuy MP (deceased)

"Go Tian Uy"

Manuel Gotianuy was the pre-war Republic of China Honorary Consul to Cebu and also elected president of the Cebu Chinese Chamber of Commerce. He founded Cebu Shipyard and Metal Works, Inc. Resource ...

4/11/2013 4/28/2013

Pedro Singson Gotiaoco MP (1856 - 1921)

"Go Bun Tia", "Wu Wenxia"

Don Pedro Lee Gotiaoco was a 19th century “rags-to-riches” Chinese immigrant tycoon, philanthropist and Cebu Chinese community leader. His Chinese name is “Go Bun Tiao” in the Hokkien and pronounced “W...

4/11/2013 4/28/2013

Eugenio M. Lopez, Jr. MP (1928 - 1999)

"Geny", "Kapitan"

Eugenio Moreno Lopez, Jr. was the Chairman Emeritus of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation. References "The 32 Most Powerful Families In The Philippines, From A To Z." Esquire, 21 Oct 2017. . Date a...

4/23/2008 3/24/2013

Jose Isaac Hernandez MP (1911 - 2001)

Jose I. Hernandez was the founder of Victory Liner, one of the oldest and largest bus companies in the Philippines. Jose was an entrepreneur with a knack for mechanics. After the war, he collected sp...

5/3/2010 3/21/2013

Aniceto Ledesma Lacson MP (1857 - 1931)

Aniceto Lacson was a sugar farmer, a revolutionary general and a businessman. More here:

9/8/2008 5/6/2012

Efigenio Treyes Lizares MP (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...

11/6/2008 5/6/2012

Enrica Alunan-Lizares MP (c.1855 - 1942)

"Capitana Dicang"

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...

11/6/2008 5/6/2012

Narciso Rosa Padilla MP (deceased)

D. Narciso Padilla y Rosa, originally from Lingayen, Pangasinan, was a rich lawyer and merchant with several businesses and many commercial real estate properties in the Escolta and in the surrounding ...

9/28/2010 5/4/2012

Jose Joaquin Elizalde MP (deceased)

Don Joaquín José Elizalde was the patriarch of the Elizalde family and president of Elizalde and Company in the early 1900s. He held interests in sugar, shipping, mining, insurance before the war.

5/4/2012 5/4/2012

Manuel "Manolo" Elizalde MP (deceased)

Don Manolo Diaz-Moreu Elizalde was a member of Manila Polo Club’s winning team. He established the first radio station in the Phlippines, KZRH in 1940 which became the Manila Broadcasting Company. He o...

5/4/2012 5/4/2012

Carlos Tanguinlay Palanca, Sr. MP (1869 - 1950)

"Tan Quin Lay"

Carlos Palanca, Sr. was one of the most prominent Filipino-Chinese or Tsinoy businessmen and philanthropists during the American era. Tan Quin Lay (his Chinese name) immigrated to the Philippines in 18...

5/3/2012 5/3/2012

Joaquín Diego Preysler MP (1871 - 1905)

Joaquin Diego Preysler served as the Treasurer of Earnshaw Docks in Manila. He passed away at the age of 34. Sources: "Joaquin Preysler". FamilySearch, Philippines Deaths and Burials, 1726-1957. ...

5/3/2012 5/3/2012

Petronilo L. del Rosario MP (deceased)

Petronilo L. del Rosario and his wife established the "Funeraria Paz" along Calle Pax (now Claro M. Recto) in Manila.

4/15/2012 4/15/2012

George So Litton, Sr. MP (deceased)

George Litton Sr. is a businessman who founded the Litton Knitting Mills in the Philippines in 1954.

4/15/2012 4/15/2012

Gil Puyat MP (1907 - 1981)

Gil Juco Puyat was a Filipino academician-turned-businessman and politician who served as a Senator of the Philippines from 1951, and as Senate President from 1967 to 1972. More here: . Sources: ...

4/12/2012 4/12/2012

Gonzalo Puyat MP (1878 - 1968)

Gonzalo Puyat left his home in Guagua with his wife in 1906 for a better life in Manila. He founded the "House of Puyat", which became one of the larges furniture manufacturers of the time. The company...

4/12/2012 4/12/2012

Ronnie S. Concepcion MP


Raul "Ronnie" Concepcion is the Chairman of Concepcion Industries. He is vocal advocate for consumer rights.

10/17/2008 4/12/2012

Jose "JoeCon" Concepcion Jr. is the Chairman of the RFM Corporation. In the 1980s, he created the National Movement for Free Election, which has served as a "watchdog" against electoral fraud. He serve...

10/17/2008 4/12/2012

Roman Ongpin y Tanbensiang MP (1847 - 1912)

"Don Roman"

Roman Tanbensiang Ongpin was a Chinese-Filipino businessman, philanthropist, nationalist, and civic citizen in the late 19th century. He served as "primer teniente de mestizos" of Binondo from 1883 to ...

8/18/2008 4/12/2012

Simon Ongpin MP (1819 - 1882)

"Ong Pin Co"

Simon Onpin sailed from the port of Quanzhou (or Amoy in the Hokkien dialect), China and settled in the Philippines. He established himself as a candle-maker and merchant, growing the business he inher...

2/20/2010 4/12/2012

Poncho Ongpin y Domingo MP (1885 - 1975)


Alfonso Tiburcio Tanbensiang Ongpin was an art connoisseur, gallery owner, Rizalist and Hispanist writer. He owned the famed art supplies store and gallery "Arte". More here: .

2/28/2010 4/12/2012

Antonio N. de las Alas, Sr. MP (1898 - c.1992)

Don Antonio de las Alas was a Filipino public servant, executive, lawyer, miner, lumberman, banker, insurance man and athlete. He served in various government roles: Congressman of the first district o...

9/3/2011 4/11/2012

Sixto Luna Orosa, Jr. MP (1916 - 1995)

Sixto "Ting" Luna Orosa was the first president of Security Bank and co-founded the Philippine Commercial & Industrial Bank.

4/10/2012 4/10/2012

Paul A. Aquino is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Filipino firm Energy Development Corporation, the largest producer and the only active developer of geothermal energy in the Philippin...

3/15/2009 4/1/2012

Valentín Arrastia MP (1864 - d.)

Valentín Arrastia joined the army at the age of 15. He traveled to Manila as an infantry man aboard the ship "Valencia" on 01 November 1883, two days before his 19th birthday. Arrastia acquired land ...

3/27/2012 3/27/2012

JB Preysler served as an executive Vice President of San Miguel Corporation. He opened and managed the Cebu Royal Plant, the first soft drink plant outside Manila, in 1940. Sources: "California P...

3/27/2012 3/27/2012

Carlos Preysler y Pérez de Tagle was the executive director of Philippine Airlines and a Board Director for El Banco Español de Manila. Source:

3/27/2012 3/27/2012

Vic del Rosario Jr. MP (deceased)

Vicente "Vic" del Rosario Jr. founded Viva Films, one of the Philippines most successful film studios, in 1981.

3/25/2012 3/25/2012

Manuel Bundoc Tinio MP (1877 - 1924)

Manuel Bundoc Tinio was the youngest General of the Philippine Revolutionary Army and in 1907, elected Governor of the Province of Nueva Ecija. Aside from being an haciendero with significant land hold...

9/11/2010 3/7/2012

Norberto B. Quisumbing, Jr. was once considered one of the most influential people of Cebu. Being the chair and founder of the Cebu-based Norkis Trading Co., Inc. (now Norkis Group of Companies) Mr. Qu...

6/1/2008 7/27/2011

Pedro Sumulong Cojuangco MP (1926 - 2011)


Pedro "Pete" Sumulong Cojuangco, a Harvard MBA, was the former president and chief operating officer of the First United Bank (now United Coconut Planters Bank). He was also the chair and president of ...

3/15/2009 7/27/2011

Hermenegildo B. Reyes, together with 4 others established the Makati Stock Exchange on 27 May 1963. More here:

7/12/2011 7/12/2011

Melencio Estrella Cojuangco MP (1871 - 1909)

Melecio Estrella Cojuangco was already a successful landowner when he was first called to serve the public. He was the Representative of Tarlac at the First Congress in 1907. More here: .

6/19/2008 7/11/2011

Ysidra Estrella Cojuangco MP (1867 - 1960)


The lore: Ysidra "Sidra" Estrella Cojuangco had a love affair with General Antonio Luna, a fiery officer who fought the wars against Spain and the United States. Over the years, the general brought cas...

3/17/2009 7/11/2011

Manuel "Manoling" Murphy Cojuangco is a prominent Filipino businessman, educated at the Asian Institute of Management. He is involved in pearl farming and orchid growing. He is also sits on the board o...

8/20/2009 7/10/2011

Jose Chichioco Cojuangco, Sr. MP (1896 - 1976)


Jose Chichioco Cojuangco was a former Representative of the 1st district of Tarlac in the Philippines. He was active in politics from 1931 to 1946. In 1958, he purchased the "Hacienda Luisita", the sec...

6/19/2008 7/9/2011

Placido Lizares Mapa MP (c.1901 - 1967)

"Placido "Siding" Lizares Mapa"

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...

12/20/2008 7/2/2011

Don Perpetuo Agoncillo y Cabrera MP (c.1869 - d.)


Don Perpetuo Agoncillo and Doña Fidela Marasigan de Agoncillo were a prominent couple from Taal, Batangas in the mid to late 1800s. Both hailed from landed families and had eleven children. Don Perpetu...

6/15/2008 6/28/2011

Mariano Antonio "Maning" Hidalgo Laurel served as president of the Philippine Banking Corporation. Sources: Mariano Antonio Laurel's Birth Register: Mariano Antonio Laurel's Death Certificate:

6/5/2011 6/6/2011

Antonio Somoza Arnaiz MP (b. - 1978)

Antonio Arnaiz was born to a haciendero family of prominence in Bais, Negros Oriental. He studied at the Dallas Aviation School. In 1936, Colonel Arnaiz, together with Juan Calvo, made the pioneering M...

7/29/2008 5/30/2011

Ramon Uychuico Cojuangco, Sr. MP (1924 - 1984)


Don Ramon Uychuico Cojuangco was the first Filipino President of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company. More here: Sources: Ramon Cojuangco's Death Certificate (Front): Ramon Cojuangco...

6/19/2008 3/12/2011

Felipe F. Cruz MP (c.1920 - 2013)

Felipe F. Cruz is the founder of FF Cruz and Company, a large full-service civil engineering enterprise. More here:

2/27/2011 2/27/2011

Josie Almeda Cruz-Natori is a Filipina fashion designer and the CEO and founder of The Natori Company. More here:

6/16/2008 2/27/2011

Anacleto Sales Del Rosario MP (1860 - 1895)

Anacleto Sales Del Rosario was a leading Filipino chemist during the Spanish Period and was considered the Father of Philippine Laboratory Science. He founded the Botica San Fernando in Binondo and the...

2/25/2011 2/25/2011

Conchita Chuidian Sunico MP (1913 - 1990)

Conchita Chuidian Sunico was crowned Miss Philippines at the 1935 Manila Carnival and is remembered as high society's "It Girl" before WWII. She founded Karilagan International to promote Philippine fa...

12/2/2008 2/24/2011

Rafael Igoa MP (1915 - 2008)


Rafael Igoa (or Ygoa) was inducted into De La Salle University's Sports Hall of Fame, for his achievement on the soccer field. He served as President and CEO of Philippine Airlines from October 1963 to...

7/17/2007 2/24/2011

Justo Angco MP (deceased)

Don Jose Angco, a wealthy trader, built a house in 1830 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, as his daughter Estefancia's dowry on her marriage to Gregorio Syquia. This heritage site is now called the "Syquia Mansion".

2/24/2011 2/24/2011

Gregorio Ruperto Syquia MP (c.1855 - d.)

Business record:

2/24/2011 2/24/2011

Antonio Rivera Quirino MP (1906 - 1992)

Judge Antonio Rivera Quirino was a distinguished judiciary and civil government official and businessman. He negotiated and effected the surrender of Luis Taruc, the founder of Hukbalahap Movement, and...

4/15/2008 2/24/2011

Mariano Duterte Pañares MP (deceased)

Mariano Duterte Pañares was a Filipino businessman who amassed his wealth from trading copra and tobacco. In 1878, he built Casa Pañares -- now a protected heritage site. More here:

1/24/2009 2/23/2011

Gervacio Unson MP (deceased)

Gervacio Unson was a businessman with vast coconut holdings in Pagsanjan and Lucena. He was among the Philippine Islands Delegates to the St. Louis Exposition, the 1st Exposition of the 20th century. M...

2/23/2011 2/23/2011

Armand V. de Jesus Fabella MP (1930 - 2008)

Armand V. Fabella was a Filipino businessman and educator. He served in various capacities under four presidents – Marcos, Macapagal. Aquino and Ramos. More here:

2/23/2011 2/23/2011

Vicente F. Fabella MP (1891 - 1959)

Vicente Fernandez Fabella was an accomplished CPA and the founder of the precursor of the present-day Jose Rizal University in 1919. .

3/24/2009 2/23/2011

Leopold Kauffmann Kahn MP (1869 - 1938)

- General Manager, La Estrella del Norte. -- brought in from France together with the Levy Brothers from Alsace, France as well. Left Alsace, France at the age of 18 (1889) for the Philippines. - Ide...

1/22/2008 2/17/2011

Ariston Limpingco Bautista MP (1863 - 1928)

Ariston Limpingco Bautista was a doctor, banker, philanthropist, and member of the Malolos Congress. He founded the Germinal Cigar and Cigarette Company. More here: , Philanthropist and Member of the M...

10/8/2007 2/17/2011

Vicente P. Rufino MP (c.1902 - 1970)

Vicente Rufino, in his youth, was the King Consort to the 1926 Manila Carnival Queen. He was among the incorporators of the Eastern Theatrical Company in 1934, which was engaged in the operating theate...

10/13/2010 2/17/2011

Ramon R. Papa MP (aft.1871 - d.)

Dr. Ramon R. Papa was a member of Quezon’s Philippine Independence Mission to Washington DC and joined at least one round-the-world goodwill trip to gather support for the rebuilding of Manila after it...

2/17/2011 2/17/2011

Fernando Hofileña Lopez MP (1904 - d.)


Fernando Hofileña Lopez was a pioneering Filipino industrialist in the fields of sugar, publishing, broadcasting, transportation and power utilities. He was a Filipino statesman who served as the Vice-...

2/17/2011 2/17/2011

Eugenio Hofileña Lopez, Sr. MP (1901 - 1975)

"Eñing", "Ening"

Eugenio Hofileña Lopez was a pioneering Filipino industrialist in the fields of sugar, publishing, broadcasting, transportation and power utilities. In his youth, he was the King Consort to the 1923 Ma...

8/20/2007 2/17/2011

Antonio Ongsiako Cojuangco MP

"Tonyboy", "Tony Boy"

Antonio "Tony Boy" Ongsiako Cojuangco is a businessman with interests in media and telecommunications. More here: .

6/19/2008 2/17/2011

Ramon Caro MP (1895 - c.1979)

Ramon Caro founded RamCar Inc in 1919. His automotive electrical shop in Manila grew to become the country's largest automotive battery factory. More here: .

1/23/2009 2/17/2011

Mauro Prieto MP (1873 - 1932)

Mauro Prieto was a successful executive of La Germinal , the leading cigar factory in the Philippines, and was the president of Congreso Agricola de Filipinas . Probate records:

1/23/2009 2/16/2011

Ramon Pardo Roces MP (1897 - 1993)

Ramon Pardo Roces achieved much success as the publisher of the Liwayway and its affiliate publications.

9/14/2008 2/16/2011

Tomas Gavino Noguera Earnshaw is a naval engineer, industrialist and public servant. He was co-founders in Manuel Earnshaw & Company and Earnshaw Shipways and Engineering Company; and held management p...

6/26/2010 2/15/2011

Manuel Noguera Earnshaw MP (1862 - 1936)

Manuel Noguera Earnshaw was a wealthy businessman and statesman. He was the head of Manuel Earnshaw & Company, a leading shipbuilder and boiler maker. He was elected a Resident Commissioner to the Unit...

2/15/2011 2/15/2011

Alberto Blanco Barretto MP (1867 - 1951)

Alberto Blanco Barretto was a lawyer, public servant and nationalist. He served as a judge and Secretary of Finance. He held interests in private businesses, such as the Philippine Development Corporat...

3/11/2010 2/14/2011

Mariano Nolasco Limjap MP (1856 - 1926)

Mariano Nolasco Limjap was a prominent businessman, a patriot, and a philanthropist. He financed the activities of the revolutionary Katipunan, served as a member of the Revolutionary Congress and was ...

2/12/2011 2/13/2011

Antonio de Ayala MP (bef.1805 - 1876)

Antonio de Ayala was the co-founder of Casa Roxas, later Ayala y Compañia or popularly known as Ayala y Cia. The company was the progenitor of today's Ayala Corporation. More here: .

11/25/2010 11/27/2010

Fernando Barcon Zobel de Ayala is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Ayala Corporation. More here: .

6/13/2008 11/26/2010

Jaime Fitz Zobel de Ayala, is a prominent Filipino businessman and is current chairman emeritus of Ayala Corporation. More here: .

11/26/2010 11/26/2010

Iñigo Urquijo Zobel is the CEO E. Zobel Inc, among many board posts. He is one of the ten richest Filipinos in 2010. More here: .

11/26/2010 11/26/2010

Enrique Zobel MP (1927 - 2004)

Enrique Jacobo Emilio Olgado Zobel was a prominent Filipino businessman, banker, sportsman, philanthrophist and a columnist of Businessworld. More here: . Source:

11/26/2010 11/26/2010

Trinidad de Ayala MP (c.1856 - 1918)

Trinidad Roxas de Ayala was a businesswoman who inherited Ayala y Compañia from her parents. She displayed acute business acumen by guiding the company into banking and real estate development, despite...

11/25/2010 11/26/2010

Fernando Zobel de Ayala MP (1924 - 1984)

Fernando Zobel de Ayala y Montojo (1924–1984) was a Hispano-Filipino businessman, patron of the arts and talented Filipino painter. More here: . Sources: Fernando Zobel's Birth Certificate:

11/26/2010 11/26/2010

Enrique Zóbel de Ayala MP (1877 - 1943)

Enrique Zóbel de Ayala consolidated his father’s firm and expands into many other business fields: the pharmaceuticals-sector, the porcelain and glass sector, banking and insurance sector, the field of...

11/26/2010 11/26/2010

Jacobo Zóbel MP (1842 - 1896)

Jacobo Zangroniz Zobel was a mayor of Manila, a polyglot academician, a world renowned numismatist, a pharmacist, a construction magnate, and a successful businessman. More here: .

11/26/2010 11/26/2010

Johannes Andreas Zobel MP (deceased)

Dr. Johannes Andreas Zobel was a German pharmacist who moved to Manila and established the first chemical laboratory of the Philippines in 1834. He is the earliest known patriarch of the Zobel Clan.

11/26/2010 11/26/2010

Andres Soriano y Roxas MP (1898 - 1964)

Andres Roxas Soriano was an entrepreneur, philanthropist and statesman. His business interests include San Miguel Brewery, Magnolia, Cola-Cola Philippines, Philippine Airlines. More here: .

11/25/2010 11/26/2010

Pedro Roxas MP (1847 - 1912)


Pedro "Perico" Roxas was a financier, industrialist, civic worker and the first capitalist and manager of San Miguel Corporation. He was considered one of the richest men of the Philippines in late 19t...

11/25/2010 11/25/2010

Margarita Roxas MP (1826 - 1869)

In 1843, Margarita Ubaldo Roxas de Ayala assumed control of the her father's company, Casa Roxas, the precursor of Ayala Corporation. She was an astute businesswoman and generous philanthropist. More h...

11/25/2010 11/25/2010

José Severo Tuason MP (c.1833 - 1874)

José Severo Tuason was the fourth lord of the Tuason mayorazgo. He managed the family's vast holdings in real estate. Sources: José Severo Tuason and Teresa de la Paz's Copy of Marriage Certifica...

11/25/2010 11/25/2010

Gonzalo Tuason MP (b. - bef.1910)

Gonzalo Patiño Tuason was a prominent industrialist of the late 19th century and the successor of the fifth lord of the Tuason mayorazgo. The richest Filipino of his time, he had vast trading and manuf...

11/25/2010 11/25/2010