Mariano Jesús Cuenco

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Mariano Jesús Diosomito Cuenco (January 16, 1888 – February 25, 1964) was a Filipino Cebuano politician and writer.wikipedia
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Carmen, Cebu

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Cuenco was born in Carmen, Cebu on January 16, 1888, to Mariano Albao Cuenco (1861–1909) and Remedios López Diosomito.

List of senators of the Philippines

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In 1941, Cuenco was elected Senator of the Philippines but the onset of the Second World War prevented that Senate from going into session.

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Mariano Jesús Diosomito Cuenco (January 16, 1888 – February 25, 1964) was a Filipino Cebuano politician and writer.

President of the Senate of the Philippines

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From 1949 to 1951, he served as Senate President and Chairman of the Commission on Appointments.

Manila North Cemetery

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The funeral service was held in Manila North Cemetery, in Sta. Cruz, Manila.

1951 Philippine Senate election

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As a member of the Liberal Party of incumbent President Elpidio Quirino, Senate President Cuenco was defeated in his bid for reelection in the Nacionalista Party shut-out during the 1951 Philippine general election.

Cebu

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Cuenco was born in Carmen, Cebu on January 16, 1888, to Mariano Albao Cuenco (1861–1909) and Remedios López Diosomito.

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Mariano Jesús Diosomito Cuenco (January 16, 1888 – February 25, 1964) was a Filipino Cebuano politician and writer.

Bachelor of Arts

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He studied at the Colegio de San Carlos of Cebu, where he graduated in 1904 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

Politics

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Cuenco entered politics in 1912 when he was elected to the Philippine Assembly representing the fifth district of Cebu.

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Cuenco entered politics in 1912 when he was elected to the Philippine Assembly representing the fifth district of Cebu.

Province

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He ran for the governorship of Cebu in 1931 and became the President of the League of Provincial Governors of the Philippines.

Governor

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He ran for the governorship of Cebu in 1931 and became the President of the League of Provincial Governors of the Philippines.

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He ran for the governorship of Cebu in 1931 and became the President of the League of Provincial Governors of the Philippines.

Constitutional convention (political meeting)

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In 1934, he was elected delegate to the Constitutional Convention where he was chosen floor leader.

World War II

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In 1941, Cuenco was elected Senator of the Philippines but the onset of the Second World War prevented that Senate from going into session.

Commission on Appointments

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From 1949 to 1951, he served as Senate President and Chairman of the Commission on Appointments.

Legislature

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His term paved the way for many reforms and his significant contributions resulted in a more efficient legislative body.