1924 – 1982
Who was Gerardo Roxas?
Gerardo Manuel Roxas y De Leon, better known as Gerry Roxas or Gerardo M. Roxas, was one of two children of former Philippine President Manuel Roxas. He is the father of Philippine Senator Manuel "Mar" Roxas II.
As a representative of the First District of Capiz and, later as a Senator of the Republic of the Philippines from 1963 to 1972, Gerry Roxas sponsored legislation that benefited the masses, improved living conditions, provided employment and family income and in general, promoted equitable sharing in the wealth of the nation. He also wrote many bills of national importance and was consistently voted by the Philippines Free Press and other national publications as one of the outstanding Senators of the Philippines.
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- Aug 25, 1924
- University of the Philippines
- Ateneo de Manila University
- Lived in
- Roxas, Capiz
- Apr 19, 1982
New York City
- Resting place
- Manila North Cemetery
on July 23, 2013
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