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5.09.2006

Horacio de la Costa




Horacio de la Costa

  • 1st Filipino and 1st Asian Assistant to the Father General of the Society of Jesus, Rome (1971-1975)
  • 1st Filipino Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus, Philippine Province
  • (1965-1970)
  • 1st Filipino Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at the Ateneo de Manila (1953-1955)


QUOTE
“But what is success for the college graduate and the professional. Surely it is not simply getting rich; joining the affluent establishment; a bungalow in Makati, a mustang fastback, and Paris in the spring, surely it is service.”


ALIAS
"Skeezix"


DATE OF BIRTH
May 9, 1916

BIRTHPLACE
Maúban, Quezon, Philippines

FATHER: Judge Sixto de la Costa
MOTHER: Emiliana Villamayor

YEAR OF DEATH
March 20, 1977


USEFUL LINKS

Horacio de la Costa Homepage
Rev. Horacio de la Costa, S.J.
Horacio, The Atenean
Wikipedia Article on Horacio de la Costa

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