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2.01.2006

David Valderrama




David M. Valderrama
AKA David Mercado Valderrama


  • 1st Filipino-American to win as representative to the Maryland Legislature (1990)
  • 1st Filipino-American elected to a state legislature on the mainland United States serving Prince George's County in Maryland (1990)


QUOTE
"I resent the idea that I am not qualified to do the job that I was contracted for."



DATE OF BIRTH
February 1, 1933

BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines


WIFE: Nelia
David and Nelia have two children (Kris is the eldest daughter).



USEFUL LINKS

David M. Valderrama, Maryland State Delegate
A Valderrama Family Tradition
APIA Political Firsts
Valderrama defends $106,000 contract
Bills Sponsored By Valderrama
Where Everyone Gets to Tagalog
The Filipino Americans: Yesterday and Today

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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