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Tuason Family of the Philippines

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  • Iluminada Mojica Tuason (b. - 1949)
    Illuminada Mojica Tuason-Fernandez, the Miss Philippines at the 1939 Manila Carnival Queen, was only child of Rogelia Mojica of Indang, Cavite and an unnamed Tuason of Manila. Her father died early and...
  • Jose MIguel Arroyo
    Jose Miguel "Mike" Tuason Arroyo is a former First Gentleman of the Philippines. More here: Source: Mike Arroyo and Gloria Macapagal's Marriage Certificate:
  • Benito Legarda (1853 - 1915)
    Benito Legarda served as teniente mayor of Quiapo, a member of President Emilio Aguinaldo's Malolos cabinet, and the Philippine Resident Commissioner in the United States. He was one of the founders of...
  • Jose Victorino de la Paz Tuason (1865 - 1878)
    Jose Victoriano Tuason was the fifth lord of the Tuason mayorazgo. He died at the age of 13 in1878 in Metz, Germany.
  • Angel Valdes Tuason (1899 - 1948)
    Angel "Bobby" Valdes Tuason was the post-war Police Chief in Manila.

Tuason is derived from "Son-tua", which means "eldest son" in Chinese. Includes Tuazon.

The Tuason Family was included in "The Manila 60", as published in the 1950s by society writer Torrosa Subido. The list comprised of the fabulously wealthy families, as well as those that made contributions to society. These old families pride themselves in the legacy of grace and refinement.

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