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
1925–1931
Preceded byTeodoro Abueva
Succeeded byFilomeno Caseñas Orbeta
Personal details
Born
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
Philippines
Resting placeLibingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig, Philippines
Political partyNacionalista Party
Spouse(s)
Leonila Dimataga (m. 1933–1971)
ChildrenLinda García-Campos
Alma materSilliman University[1]
Philippine Law School
National University (Philippines)
ProfessionLawyer
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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.