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2.19.2006

Jose Abad Santos




Jose Abad Santos


  • 1st Filipino Corporate Lawyer of the Philippine National Bank, Manila Railroad Company and other government corporations


QUOTE
“It is an honor to die for one's country. Not everybody has that chance.”



DATE OF BIRTH
February 19, 1886

BIRTHPLACE
San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines

FATHER: Vicente Abad Santos
MOTHER: Torribia Basco

WIFE: Amanda Teopaco
CHILDREN: Jose Jr., Luz, Amanda, Osmundo and Victoria


YEAR OF DEATH
May 7, 1942


USEFUL LINKS

Jose Abad Santos: An apotheosis
Jose Abad Santos: National Hero
Wikipedia Article on Jose Abad Santos


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