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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.
  • Fidel Valdez Ramos
    Fidel Valdez Ramos was the 12th President of the Philippines. More here:
  • Basilio J. Pica Valdez (1892 - 1970)
    Dr. Basilio J. Pica Valdez was a physician, trained in the French and US Armies. He held the rank Major General and served as the Chief of Staff of the Philippine Constabulary, Chief of Staff of the Ph...
  • Rosario Roces Legarda (1899 - 1969)
    Rosario Roces Legarda-Valdez was part of the Court of the 1921 Manila Carnival Queen.
  • 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.

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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)