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  Elpidio Quirino
Elpidio Quirino was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur to Mariano Quirino and Gregoria Rivera.
Quirino was elected to the Senate in 1925 and re-elected in 1931.
Quirino was re-elected as president in the dishonest and fraudulent elections of 1949.
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 Elpidio Quirino - Encyclopedia.com
Quirino was elected (1919) to the Philippine house of representatives, and as senator (1925-35, 1941) he devoted himself to problems of finance.
After the liberation (1945) of the Philippines, Quirino became president pro tempore of the senate and was elected (1946) first vice president of the independent Philippine republic.
When President Manuel Roxas died (1948), Quirino succeeded to the presidency and was elected to that office in 1949.
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 Elpidio Quirino Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Elpidio Quirino (1890-1956) was the second president of the Philippine Republic.
Elpidio Quirino was born on Nov. 16, 1890, in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, the son of the warden of the provincial jail.
Quirino was elected president in 1949, when, according to historians and newspaper reports, widespread terrorism and violation of legal electoral processes occurred.
www.bookrags.com /biography/elpidio-quirino   (601 words)

  
 Philippine Presidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Elpidio Quirino was a political leader and the 6th president of the Philippines.
Quirino however suffered from a bad press and, for the first time, impeachment proceedings were initiated against an incumbent president.
Quirino's six years as president were marked by notable postwar reconstruction, general economic gains, and increased economic aid from the United States.
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 Elpidio Quirino Summary
Elpidio Quirino (November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956) was the sixth President of the Philippines.
Quirino attended the University of the Philippines in 1915, earning his law degree and practicing law until he was elected as member of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1919 to 1925, then as senator from 1925 to 1931.
In 1934, Quirino was a member of the Philippine Independence mission to Washington D.C., headed by Manuel Quezon that secured the passage in the United States Congress of the Tydings-McDuffie Act.
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 Elpidio Quirino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elpidio Rivera Quirino (November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956) was the sixth President of the Philippines.
Elpidio Quirino was a Roman Catholic and was the first president of Ilocano descent.
Quirino's administration faced a serious threat in the form of the communist Hukbalahap (Huk) movement.
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 Elpidio Quirino - Presidents of the Philippines
Political leader and second president of the Independent Republic of the Philippines, Elpidio Quirino was born on November 16, 1890 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
Vice- president Elpidio Quirino took his oath of office as president on April 17, 1948, two days after the death of Roxas.
Quirino issued a proclamation granting amnesty to all members of the Hukbalahap.
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 QuirinoProvinceDotCom
Quirino’s varied and extensive territory, which lies in the headwater region of Cagayan Valley is virtually untapped and unexplored.
Quirino is a major surplus producer of rice and corn, coffee and peanuts and is the leading producer of bananas in Region 02.
Quirino is now slowly gaining the reputation of the producer of high quality banana chips, peanuts, processed meat and vinegar and food processing remains a promising area for further development.
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 President Elpidio Quirino Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The second president of the postwar Republic of the Philippines, Elpidio Quirino was born November 16, 1890 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur province, in the island of Luzon.
Quirino served at the Philippine house of representatives (1919-25) and in the senate (1925-31).
He was elected to the senate in 1941 and stayed in the Philippines during the Japanese occupation.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Elpidio Quirino
Elpidio Rivera Quirino (November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956) was the sixth President of the Philippines.
Elpidio Quirino was a Roman Catholic and was the first president of Ilocano descent.
Quirino assumed the presidency on April 17, 1948, taking his oath of office two days after the death of Manuel Roxas.
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 Quirino
Quirino is a province of the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon.
Its capital is Cabarroguis and was named after Elpidio Quirino, the sixth President of the Philippines.
Quirino used to be part of the province of Nueva Vizcaya, until it was separated in 1966.
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 Philippinenews.com
IN THE run-up to the birth centennial of Elpidio Quirino in 1990, there was renewed interest in the life and legacy of the sixth Philippine President.
During the liberation of Manila in February 1945, the Quirino family and numerous others in the southern parts of the metropolis were trapped in the midst of a fanatical resistance by doomed Japanese units.
Quirino was also an electoral asset as he was untainted by charges of collaboration with the Japanese.
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 Elpidio Quirino - Search Results - MSN Encarta
He was born in Vignan on Luzon, studied law, and later became secretary to...
Philippines, Republic of the: Elpidio Quirino becomes president in 1948
Roxas died in April 1948 and was succeeded by Vice President Quirino, who then won the presidency in 1949 in an election marred by corruption.
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 Presidential Papers, Doc#319 To Elpidio Quirino, 15 July 1953. In The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower
Elpidio Quirino had been President of the Republic of the Philippines since 1948.
Eisenhower sent this letter, drafted by Under Secretary of State Walter Bedell Smith and cleared by Secretary of Defense Wilson, in response to a State Department memorandum (July 15, AWF/I) dealing with the necessity of acquiring additional lands in the Philippines for the expansion of military bases and the settlement of concurrent legal issues.
Quirino would answer Eisenhower (Sept. 16, AWF/I) soon after he had returned from an extended health-related stay in the United States.
www.eisenhowermemorial.org /presidential-papers/first-term/documents/319.cfm   (607 words)

  
 Malacañang Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After obtaining a law degree from the University of the Philippines in 1915, Quirino practiced law until he was elected as member of Philippine House of Representative in 1919-25 and as senator in 1925-1931.
Basic social problems, however, particularly in the rural areas, remained unsolved; Quirino's administration was tainted by widespread graft and corruption.
Magsaysay, who had been largely successful in eliminating the threat of the Huk insurgents, broke with Quirino on the issue of corruption, campaigning for clean elections and defeating Quirino as the Nacionalista candidate in the presidential election of 1953.
www.op.gov.ph /museum/pres_quirino.asp   (441 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Elpidio Quirino (Philippines History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Elpidio Quirino[elpE´thyO kErE´nO] Pronunciation Key, 1890–1956, Filipino statesman, b.
After he was admitted (1915) to the bar he became a law clerk in the Philippine senate.
Quirino was elected (1919) to the Philippine house of representatives, and as senator (1925–35, 1941) he devoted himself to problems of finance.
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 Elpidio Quirino - INQ7.net
ELPIDIO Quirino was described by John Gunther, an American journalist, during a whirlwind visit to the Philippines before World War II thus:
Quirino was a man who exemplified much of what made his generation great.
Quirino pointed to the chair he had been accustomed to use and asked Magsaysay to try it for size.
news.inquirer.net /opinion/index.php?index=2&story_id=18865&col=111   (823 words)

  
 Philippinenews.com
“APO LAKAY” (patriarch — Elpidio Quirino’s appellation among Ilocanos) may not have the political savvy of Quezon, the oratorical panache of Roxas nor the charisma of his successor Magsaysay, but he was a man of undeniable ability and personal charm.
Quirino was much maligned by the supporters of Magsaysay who resurrected the “stainless-steel bed” and “chamber pot” issues.
If he were living, Elpidio Quirino would probably be amused to know that Philippine presidents these days take their oath of office at the national grandstand that bears his name.
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 A heartbeat away from the presidency
A rivalry between Elpidio Quirino and Jose Avelino for the leadership of the young republic had developed intensely since the premature and unexpected death of President Manuel A. Roxas due to heart failure on April 15,1948.
Quirino, although the president of the country and experienced in politics and government, became president by accident.
This fueled the speculation that Quirino was not the strongest presidential timber of the Liberal Party for purposes of the November 1949 national election.
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 Vice President Elpidio Quirino
President Quirino was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur on November 16, 1890 to Mariano Quirino, a commissioned officer in the Spanish army, and Gregoria Rivera.
In 1925 Quirino was elected senator at the comparatively early age of 35.
He was accorded a warm welcome in reciprocation of the magnanimous act he did, while President, of extending amnesty to the Japanese prisoners of war who were then serving their sentence at Muntinlupa.
www.freewebtown.com /ovp/bio/quirino.htm   (645 words)

  
 Quirino Province
Quirino was set off as a subprovince in 1966, named in honor of the late Elpidio Quirino, second President of the independent Philippine Republic, and raised to the rank of a province by legislative act of 1971.
Both are ethnically and linguistically diverse, with a substrate of Agtas, Negritos who are food-gatherers with no fixed abode, overlaid by Ilonggos and others in a number of tribes, with the latest but largest element of the population being Ilocanos.
Quirino contains the actual confluence of three mountain streams that is regarded as the head of the Cagayan River.
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 Philippine Presidents Past & Present - eMAILPINOY
Roxas died in office in 1948 and was succeeded by his vice president, Elpidio Quirino.
He was born in Vignan on Luzon, studied law,After obtaining a law degree from the University of the Philippines, near Manila, in 1915, Quirino practiced law until he was elected a member of the Philippine House of Representatives in 1919-25 and a senator in 1925-31.
In the presidential elections, held on November 10, former Defence Minister Ramón Magsaysay won a decisive victory over the incumbent Quirino, and because of his vigorous conduct of the campaign against the Huks, the back of the rebellion was broken, although it was not entirely suppressed.
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 The Manila Times Internet Edition | OPINION > The best and most honest chief executive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born on November 16, 1890, in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Quirino became the president of the Philippines in 1948 after the untimely death of President Manuel A. Roxas.
President Quirino was maligned over an alleged gold-plated arinola (bedpan), which was nothing compared to the various scams and anomalous transactions entered into by his successors in office.
We are reminded of the “happy days” during the administration of President Quirino as we are now faced with a trillion-peso national budget, which is currently being scrutinized in the legislative branch of the government.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/nov/16/yehey/opinion/20051116opi5.html   (835 words)

  
 Elpidio Quirino - Encyclopedia.com
Quirino served in numerous elected and appointed posts in the Philippines prior to independence.
He became vice president to Manuel Roxas after independence, succeeding to the presidency on Roxas's death in 1948.
Quirino's presidency (1948–53) was one of notable postwar reconstruction and economic gains, but social problems remained unsolved (leading to the Hukbalahap Rebellion), and government corruption was widespread.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1B1-376324.html   (351 words)

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