Elpidio Quirino

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Elpidio R. Quirino
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6th President of the Philippines
In office
April 17, 1948 – December 30, 1953
Vice PresidentNone (1948–1949)
Fernando Lopez (1949–1953)
Preceded byManuel Roxas
Succeeded byRamon Magsaysay
2nd Vice President of the Philippines
In office
May 28, 1946 – April 17, 1948
PresidentManuel Roxas
Preceded bySergio Osmeña
Succeeded byFernando Lopez
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
In office
September 16, 1946 – April 16, 1948
PresidentManuel Roxas
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byVacant
Post later held by Joaquín Miguel Elizalde
Secretary of Finance
In office
May 28, 1946 – November 24, 1946
PresidentManuel Roxas
Preceded byJaime Hernandez
Succeeded byMiguel Cuaderno
In office
July 25, 1934 – February 18, 1936
PresidentManuel L. Quezon
Preceded byVicente Encarnacion
Succeeded byAntonio de las Alas
Secretary of the Interior
In office
1935–1938
PresidentManuel L. Quezon
Preceded bySeverino de las Alas
Succeeded byRafael Alunan
4th President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines
In office
July 9, 1945 – May 25, 1946
PresidentSergio Osmeña
Preceded byJosé Avelino (acting)
Succeeded byMelecio Arranz
Senator of the Philippines
In office
July 9, 1945 – May 28, 1946
Senator of the Philippines from the First Senatorial District
In office
1925 – November 15, 1935
Served with:
Isabelo de los Reyes (1925–1928)
Melecio Arranz (1928–1935)
Preceded bySantiago Fonacier
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Ilocos Sur's 1st District
In office
1919–1925
Preceded byAlberto Reyes
Succeeded byVicente Singson Pablo
Personal details
Born
Elpidio Quirino y Rivera

(1890-11-16)November 16, 1890
Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Captaincy General of the Philippines
DiedFebruary 29, 1956(1956-02-29) (aged 65)
Novaliches, Quezon City, Philippines
Resting placeHeroes' Cemetery, Taguig, Philippines
Political partyLiberal Party
Other political
affiliations
Nacionalista (before 1945)
Spouse(s)
Alicia Syquia
(m. 1921; her death 1945)
RelationsCory Quiríno (granddaughter)
Monique Lagdameo (great-granddaughter)
ChildrenTomas Quiríno
Armando Quiríno
Norma Quiríno
Victoria Quiríno-González
Fe Angela Quiríno
Alma materUniversity of the Philippines
ProfessionLawyer

Elpidio Rivera Quirino (born Elpidio Quirino y Rivera; November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956) was a Filipino politician. He was the sixth President of the Philippines from 1948 to 1953.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • The Philippine Presidency Project
  • "Qurino is Dead; Filipino Leader – FILIPINO LEADER; President, 1948–54, Avoided Extremes in Guiding New Nation After the War". New York Times. 1956-03-01. Retrieved 2008-01-08.
  • Malacañang Museum – Elpidio Quirino