Carlos P. Garcia

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Carlos P. Garcia
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8th President of the Philippines
In office
March 18, 1957 – December 30, 1961
Vice President None (March 18 – December 30, 1957)
Diosdado Macapagal (1957–1961)
Preceded byRamon Magsaysay
Succeeded byDiosdado Macapagal
1st President of the 1971 Philippine Constitutional Convention
In office
June 1, 1971 – June 14, 1971
PresidentFerdinand Marcos
Succeeded byDiosdado Macapagal
4th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1953 – March 18, 1957
PresidentRamon Magsaysay
Preceded byFernando Lopez
Succeeded byDiosdado Macapagal
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
In office
December 30, 1953 – March 18, 1957
PresidentRamon Magsaysay
Preceded byJoaquin Miguel Elizalde
Succeeded byVacant
Post later held by Felixberto Serrano
Senator of the Philippines
In office
May 25, 1946 – December 30, 1953
Governor of Bohol
In office
December 30, 1933 – December 30, 1941
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bohol's 3rd District
In office
Preceded byTeodoro Abueva
Succeeded byFilomeno Caseñas Orbeta
Personal details
Carlos Polestico García

(1896-11-04)November 4, 1896
Talibon, Bohol
Captaincy General of the Philippines
DiedJune 14, 1971(1971-06-14) (aged 74)
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Resting placeLibingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig, Philippines
Political partyNacionalista Party
Leonila Dimataga (m. 1933–1971)
ChildrenLinda García-Campos
Alma materSilliman University[1]
Philippine Law School
National University (Philippines)

Carlos Polistico Garcia (November 4, 1896 – June 14, 1971) was a Filipino teacher, poet, and politician. He was the eighth President of the Philippines from 1957 to 1961.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Remembering Carlos P. Garcia on his 115th Birth Anniversary" Archived January 11, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 2012-10-05.