Carlos P. Garcia

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Carlos Polestico García (November 4, 1896 – June 14, 1971) was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist, organized guerrilla and Commonwealth military leader, who was the eighth President of the Philippines.wikipedia
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Bohol

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García entered politics in 1925, scoring an impressive victory to become Representative of the Third District of Bohol.
It was the home province of Carlos P. Garcia, the eighth president of the Republic of the Philippines (1957–1961) who was born in Talibon, Bohol.

Leonila Garcia

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On May 24, 1933, he married Leonila Dimataga, and they had a daughter, Linda Garcia-Campos.
Leonila "Inday" de la Serna Dimataga, viuda de García (July 17, 1906 – May 17, 1994) was the wife of Philippine President Carlos P. Garcia, and was eighth First Lady of the Philippines.

Philippine Law School

Initially, he pursued his college education at Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, and later studied at the Philippine Law School, the College of Law of National University, where he earned his law degree in 1923 and later, he received his honorary degree, Doctor of Humanities, Honoris Causa from National University in 1961.
PLS boasts of having produced one Philippine President, President Carlos P. Garcia, a member of the class of 1923 who placed 8th in the Bar Examinations with a rating of 86.60%.

President of the Philippines

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Carlos Polestico García (November 4, 1896 – June 14, 1971) was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist, organized guerrilla and Commonwealth military leader, who was the eighth President of the Philippines.
Presidents Sergio Osmeña (1946), Elpidio Quirino (1953), Carlos P. Garcia (1961) and Diosdado Macapagal (1965) all failed in seeking a new term.

1953 Philippine presidential election

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García was the running mate of Ramón Magsaysay in the 1953 presidential election in which both men won.
His running mate, Senator Jose Yulo lost to Senator Carlos P. Garcia.

Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Philippines)

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He was appointed Secretary of Foreign Affairs by President Magsaysay, and for four years served concurrently as Vice-President.

National University (Philippines)

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Initially, he pursued his college education at Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, and later studied at the Philippine Law School, the College of Law of National University, where he earned his law degree in 1923 and later, he received his honorary degree, Doctor of Humanities, Honoris Causa from National University in 1961.

List of presidents of the Philippines

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Carlos Polestico García (November 4, 1896 – June 14, 1971) was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist, organized guerrilla and Commonwealth military leader, who was the eighth President of the Philippines.

Diosdado Macapagal

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At the end of his second term, he ran for re–election in the Presidential elections in November 1961, but was defeated by his Vice-President Diosdado Macapagal, who belonged to the opposing Liberal Party (the President and the Vice-President are elected separately in the country).
In 1957, he became vice president under the rule of President Carlos P. Garcia, whom he later defeated in the 1961 election.

Silliman University

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Initially, he pursued his college education at Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, and later studied at the Philippine Law School, the College of Law of National University, where he earned his law degree in 1923 and later, he received his honorary degree, Doctor of Humanities, Honoris Causa from National University in 1961.
Notable alumni of the university include Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines;, Senators Robert Barbers, Lorenzo Teves, and the Great Filibuster Roseller Lim;, House Speaker Cornelio Villareal;, John Gokongwei, Sr., a Philippine business magnate;, Frederick Dael, former CEO and President of Pepsi Cola Asia Pacific, and former CEO of Islacom;, William Torres, "Father of Philippine Internet" and co-founder of Mozaic Corporation;, Vicente Sinco, one of the signatories of the UN Charter in 1945, the 8th President of the University of the Philippines, and founder of Foundation University;, MacArthur Corsino, former Philippine Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba;, Antonio P. Villamor, Philippine Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia;, Juanita Amatong, former Secretary of the Department of Finance and first woman executive director in the World Bank Group from the Philippines;, Angel Alcala, Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service and former Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Leonor M. Briones, former National Treasurer of the Republic of the Philippines;, Emilio Macias II, former Governor of Negros Oriental;, Efren N. Padilla, Executive Director, Center for Filipino Studies California State University, East Bay;, Jose Andrada, first commanding officer of the Philippine Navy (formerly Off Shore Patrol) under the Philippine Commonwealth in 1939 and after whom the Headquarters of the Philippine Navy is now named;, Edith L. Tiempo, National Artist for Literature (1999);, Edilberto K. Tiempo, Filipino writer, professor and founder of the Silliman National Writers Workshop., Eddie S. Romero, National Artist for Cinema and Broadcast Arts (2003);, Leoncio P. Deriada, Palanca Awards Hall of Famer;, César Ruiz Aquino, Filipino poet and fictionist;, Simeon Toribio, one of few Filipinos who won medals in the history of world Olympics.

Senate of the Philippines

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He was elected Governor of Bohol in 1933, but served only until 1941 when he successfully ran for Senate, but he was unable to serve due to the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during the World War II.
*Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President

Vice President of the Philippines

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He was appointed Secretary of Foreign Affairs by President Magsaysay, and for four years served concurrently as Vice-President.
However, Vice Presidents Carlos P. Garcia and Emmanuel Pelaez also held the Foreign Affairs portfolio, a tradition revived in the Fifth Republic, with Vice Presidents Salvador Laurel and Teofisto Guingona, Jr. holding the Foreign Affairs portfolio.

Heroes' Cemetery

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García became the first layman to lie in state in Manila Cathedral—a privilege until then limited to a deceased Archbishop of Manila—and the first President to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
Among the Filipino leaders and dignitaries buried there are Presidents Elpidio Quirino, Carlos P. Garcia and Diosdado Macapagal; former Vice President Salvador H. Laurel; generals Artemio Ricarte and Carlos P. Romulo; Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Angelo Reyes; and former Senate President and proclaimed Vice President Arturo Tolentino and Blas Ople.

1970 Philippine Constitutional Convention election

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Former Philippine President Carlos P. Garcia was sworn in as the President of the Constitutional Convention on June 1, 1971.

Malacañang Palace

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Upon his arrival he directly repaired to Malacañang Palace to assume the duties of President.
The Quezon, Osmeña, Roxas, Quirino, Magsaysay, and García Rooms of the Presidential Museum under the Ramos and Estrada administrations occupied the suites formerly allotted to the Marcos children (Ferdinand, Jr., Imee and Irene) which open from the inner court corridor.

Office of the Executive Secretary of the Philippines

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Order of the Crown of the Realm

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José E. Romero

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Romero served as Secretary of Education to Carlos P. Garcia and Diosdado P. Macapagal from 1959 to 1961 and from 1961 to 1962 respectively.

Nacionalista Party

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The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since its founding in 1907, being the ruling party from 1935 to 1946 (under Presidents Manuel Quezon and Sergio Osmeña), 1953–1961 (under Presidents Ramon Magsaysay and Carlos P. Garcia) and 1965–1972 (under President Ferdinand Marcos).

Felixberto Serrano

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Serrano was secretary of foreign affairs under President Carlos P. Garcia from 1957 to 1961.

List of vice presidents of the Philippines

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Three vice-presidents succeeded to the presidency due to the death of presidents – Sergio Osmeña (1944), Elpidio Quirino (1948) and Carlos P. Garcia (1957).

Ramon Magsaysay

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García was the running mate of Ramón Magsaysay in the 1953 presidential election in which both men won.
His running mate, Senator José Yulo lost to Senator Carlos P. García.

Talibon, Bohol

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García was born in Talibon, Bohol on November 4, 1896, to Policronio García and Ambrosia Polestico, who were both natives of Bangued, Abra.
Then Senator Carlos P. Garcia, acted as High Adviser to the group and during the Japanese occupation, narrowly escaped capture by fleeing with his family to Leyte.

Alejo Santos

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From 1959 to 1961, Santos served as Secretary of National Defense in the cabinet of President Carlos P. Garcia.

Manila Cathedral

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García became the first layman to lie in state in Manila Cathedral—a privilege until then limited to a deceased Archbishop of Manila—and the first President to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.