Gerardo Roxas

Politician

1924 – 1982

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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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Born
Aug 25, 1924
Manila
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Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Filipino
Profession
Education
  • University of the Philippines
  • Ateneo de Manila University
Lived in
  • Roxas, Capiz
Died
Apr 19, 1982
New York City
Resting place
Manila North Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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