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7.18.2006

Federico Sarabia Sr.




Federico Sarabia Sr.


  • 1st Filipino president of the Philippine College of Optometry (1935)

  • 1st Filipino vice president of the Optometric Association of the Philippines

  • 1st Filipino to have established the first optometric clinic in the Philippines (1908)

  • 1st Filipino Optometrist (1905)


DATE OF BIRTH
July 18, 1887

BIRTHPLACE
Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines

FATHER: Benigno Sarabia
MOTHER: Ynosenta Jimenez

WIFE: Rosalia Gonzales
CHILDREN: Salvacion, Federico Jr., Salvador, Iluminada, Ester, Jesus, Francisco, Manuel, Antonio, Rosalia, Carlos, Maris, and Enrico



YEAR OF DEATH
September 4, 1954


USEFUL LINKS

Federico B. Sarabia – Pioneer Optometrist
Dr. Federico B. Sarabia
Sarabia Optical celebrates 100 years of service
Sarabia 100 - AVP presentation by RJ Lacson

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