Trinidad Roxas

Politician

1900 – 1995

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Who was Trinidad Roxas?

Trinidad de León-Roxas was the wife of Philippine President Manuel Roxas and the fifth First Lady of the Philippines. They were married in 1921 and had two children, Ruby and Gerardo.

As the country's first lady during the post-war years, De León-Roxas got involved in various charitable organizations such as the White Cross and the Girl Scouts of the Philippines and restored the annual Malacañang Christmas gift-giving begun prior to World War II. The annual gift-giving has become a tradition to this day.

De León-Roxas died on June 20, 1995.

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Born
1900
Also known as
  • First lady Trinidad Roxas
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Died
Jun 20, 1995
Resting place
Manila North Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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