Fernando Lopez

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Fernando Lopez
Fernando Lopez Sr.jpg

3rd and 7th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1949 – December 30, 1953
PresidentElpidio Quirino
Preceded byElpidio Quirino
Succeeded byCarlos P. Garcia
In office
December 30, 1965 – September 23, 1972[1]
PresidentFerdinand Marcos
Preceded byEmmanuel Pelaez
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Title next held by Salvador Laurel
Senator of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1953 – December 30, 1965
In office
December 30, 1947 – December 30, 1949
Mayor of Iloilo City
In office
September 26, 1945[2] – December 30, 1947
Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources
In office
1965–1971
PresidentFerdinand Marcos
Preceded byJose Y. Feliciano
Succeeded byArturo R. Tanco
In office
December 30, 1949 – December 30, 1953
PresidentElpidio Quirino
Preceded byPlacido Mapa
Succeeded byPlacido Mapa
Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources
In office
1965–1971
PresidentElpidio Quirino
Preceded byPlacido Mapa
Succeeded byPlacido Mapa
9th Senate President pro tempore of the Philippines
In office
1958–1965
PresidentCarlos P. Garcia
Diosdado Macapagal
Preceded byManuel Briones
Succeeded byLorenzo Sumulong
Chairman, ABS-CBN Corporation
In office
February 28, 1986 – May 26, 1993
Preceded byEugenio López, Sr.
Succeeded byEugenio López, Jr.
Personal details
Born
Fernando Hofileña Lopez

(1904-04-13)April 13, 1904
Iloilo, Iloilo, Philippine Islands
DiedMay 26, 1993(1993-05-26) (aged 89)
Iloilo City, Philippines
NationalityFilipino
Political partyLiberal (1945–1953)
Democratic (1953–1959)
Nacionalista (1959–1971)
Spouse(s)Mariquit Javellana
Children6
OccupationStatesman, politician

Fernando Hofileña Lopez Sr. (April 13, 1904 – May 26, 1993) was a Filipino politician. Lopez was Vice President of the Philippines for three terms – under Elpidio Quirino (1949–1953) for the Liberals and Ferdinand Marcos (1965–1969 and 1969–1972) for the Nacionalistas. He was also the chairman of ABS-CBN Corporation from 1986 to his death in 1993.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ratification date of the 1973 Constitution, per Presidential Proclamation No. 1102 issued by President Ferdinand E. Marcos
  2. "Appointments and Designations: October, 1945". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 2016-05-31.