Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (August 19, 1878 – August 1, 1944) is the First President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
and is officially considered the Second President of the Philippines.
He served as president from November 15, 1935 up to August 1, 1944.
Date elected: September 16, 1935 695,332 votes (67.99% of the electorate)
Inauguration: November 15, 1935, Legislative Building (now National Museum), Manila (aged 57)
Vice President: Sergio Osmeña (November 15, 1935-December 30, 1941; December 30, 1941-August 1, 1944)
Chief Justice: Ramon Avanceña (April 1, 1925-December 24, 1941)
Executive Provincial: Governor of Tayabas (1906-1907)
Bureaucracy: Provincial fiscal of Mindoro (1903-1904)
Bureaucracy: Provincial fiscal of Tayabas (Now Quezon Province) (1904)
Legislative Local: Municipal Councilor of Lucena (1906)
Lower House: Assemblyman in the Philippine Assembly (1907-1909)
Lower House: Resident Commissioner to the U.S. Congress (1909-1916)
Upper House: Senate President (1916-1935)
Upper House: Senator for the 5th Senatorial District (1916-1935)
Army: Major, Philippine Army (1898-1901);4th in the Philippine Bar (1903)
Previous Administrations: Aguinaldo as Aide-de-camp (c. 1899-1900)
Born: August 19, 1878 Baler, Aurora
Died: August 1, 1944 Saranac Lake, New York
Resting Place: Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City
Political Parties: Partido Nacionalista (1907-1921) to Nacionalista Party (1937-1944)
Parents: Lucio Quezon and Maria Dolores Molina
Spouse: Aurora Antonia Aragon y Molina (1888-1949) (m. 1918)
Maria Aurora Quezon
Maria Zeneida Quezon-Avanceña
Luisa Corazon Paz Quezon
Manuel L. Quezon Jr.
Bachelor of Arts, Colegio de San Juan de Letran
Bachelor of Laws, University of Santo Tomas (began in 1894, resumed 1902-1903)
Profession: Land Surveyor and Lawyer (fourth place in the 1903 Bar Exam)
President Manuel Quezon suffered from tuberculosis and died on August 1, 1944 in Saranac Lake, New York.
He was initially buried in Arlington National Cemetery in the United States of America
before his body was transferred by the USS Princeton to Manila and brought at the Manila North Cemetery on July 17, 1946.
He was moved to his final resting place at the Quezon City Monument in Quezon Memorial Circle on August 19, 1979.
Former President CORAZON C. AQUINO signed and approved Republic Act No. 6741
that commemorates the birth of former President Manuel L. Quezon which is now officially known as Quezon City Day.
Every 19th of August will be declared a special nonworking public holiday in Quezon City, Provinces of Quezon and Aurora
while a special working holiday is declared throughout the Philippines.
Manuel L. Quezon SONA in 1938.
Mga bagay na hindi alam ng karamihan tungkol kay Manuel L. Quezon
at sa Monumento sa Quezon City sa loob ng Quezon City Memorial Circle.
Kasaysayan ng Quezon City
All about what most Filipino don't know about Manuel L. Quezon
and the Quezon City Monument in Quezon City Memorial Circle.