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Philippine President - SERGIO OSMENA, SR. y SUICO
 
 
Sergio Osmena - Third Philippine PresidentThird President of the Republic of the Philippines and Second president of the Philippine Commonwealth

August 1, 1944 - May 8,1946

PERSONAL DATA
Date of Birth: September 9, 1878
Place of Birth: Cebu City
Mother: Juana Suico
First Wife: Estefania Chiong Veloso
Second: Esperanza Limjap
Children by Estefania Veloso: Vicente, Edilberto, Nicosia, Mildgros, Emilia, Teodoro, Jose and Sergio, Jr. Children by Esperanza Limjap: Ramon, Rosalina
Date of Death: 1961
Place of Death: Veteran's Memorial Hospital, Quezon City
Age at Death: 83
 
EDUCATION
Elementary and Secondary
Pribadong Paaralan ni Manuel Logarta
San Carlos Seminary
College
Bachelor of Arts, Coiegio de San Juan de Letran (1894)
Bachelor of Law, University of Santo Tomas, (1903)
 
IMPORTANT NOTES IN HISTORY
  • Founded and edited a nationalistic newspaper with Jaime de Veyra and Rafael Palma.
  • Among his classmates in the University of Sto.Tomas were Manuel Quezon and Emilio Jacinto.
  • Second topnotcher in the Bar Examinations in 1903.
  • Served as Acting Governor of Cebu (1903) at the age of 25 as substitute for Juan Climaco.
  • Named provincial judge of Cebu.
  • Won as representative of the 2nd district of Cebu in the First Philippine Assembly in 1907 where he was elected Speaker, a position he held for 15 years.
  • One of the founders of the Nacionalista Party and its first president.
  • Elected senator in 1922.
  • He and Manuel Roxa worked for the approval by the American Government a Constitutional Convention that would pave the way for Philippine Independence.
  • Won the nod of the Congress of the United States about the law on Independence, the Hare-Hawes Cutting Act.
  • Became the Vice-President of the Philippine Commonwealth on November 15, 1935.
  • Went to the United States with Quezon to establish the Philippine Commonwealth during, the Japanese regime.
  • Served as substitute of Quezon in several occasions when President Quezon contacted tuberculosis.
  • President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines in 1944 when President Quezon died.
  • The oldest to become president in the history of the Philippines at the age of 67.
  • Was one of Gen. MacArthur's company in the historic launching at Red Beach, Palo, Leyte along with Filipino generals, Carlos P. Romulo and Basilio -Valdez on' October 20, 1914.
  • Retired to private life in Cebu after the establishment of the Third Republic of 1he Philippines.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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