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Carlos P. Garcia
Carlos P. Garcia

8th President of the Philippines
4th President of the 3rd Republic
In office
March 23, 1957 (elected December 30, 1957) – December 30, 1961
Vice President(s)   Diosdado Macapagal
President Ramon Magsaysay
Preceded by Ramon Magsaysay
Succeeded by Diosdado Macapagal

4th Vice President of the Philippines
3rd Vice President of the 3rd Republic
In office
December 30, 1953 – March 18, 1957
Preceded by Fernando Lopez
Succeeded by None[1]

Born November 4, 1896
Talibon, Bohol
Died June 14, 1971
Bohol, Philippines
Political party Nacionalista Party
Spouse Leonila Dimataga
Religion Roman Catholic
Signature

Carlos Polistico Garcia (November 4, 1896June 14, 1971) was the 8th president of the Philippines (1957-1961). His administration was known for its "Filipino First" policy, which put the interests of the Filipino people above those of foreigners and of the ruling party. Official portrait of Philippine president Carlos P. Garcia. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ... Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... Seal of the Vice President of the Philippines The Vice President of the Philippines is the second highest executive official of the Philippine government. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fernando Lopez (April 13, 1904—May 26, 1993) was a Filipino statesman and a Nacionalista. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... Talibon is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bohol Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Tagbilaran City Founded: March 25, 1565 Population: 2000 census—1,137,268 (18th largest) Density—276 per km² (25th highest) Area: 4,117. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bohol Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Tagbilaran City Founded: March 25, 1565 Population: 2000 census—1,137,268 (18th largest) Density—276 per km² (25th highest) Area: 4,117. ... The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines today responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since 1907. ... Leonila Dimataga Garcia (1906-1994) was the wife of Philippine President Carlos P. Garcia and was the eighth First Lady of the Philippines shortly after the tragic death of Ramon Magsaysay as President that lead to her husband then Vice President Carlos Garcia to succeed the presidency. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Image File history File links Garcia_Sig. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... The President is the head of state and of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. ...

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Early life and career

Garcia was born in Talibon, Bohol to Policronio Garcia and Ambrosia Polistico (who were both natives of Bangued, Abra). He grew up with politics, with his father serving as a municipal mayor for four terms. Talibon is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bohol Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Tagbilaran City Founded: March 25, 1565 Population: 2000 census—1,137,268 (18th largest) Density—276 per km² (25th highest) Area: 4,117. ... Bangued is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Abra, Philippines. ... Abra is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ...


Garcia acquired his primary education in his native Talibon, then took his secondary education in Cebu Provincial High School. He briefly took law courses at Silliman University in Dumaguete City. He then studied in Philippine Law School and earned his degree in 1923. He was among the top ten in the bar examination. Silliman University is a Christian institution of higher education located in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines. ... Dumaguete City is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ...


Rather than practice law right away, he worked as a teacher for two years at Bohol Provincial High School. He became famous for his poetry in Bohol, where he earned the nickname "Prince of Visayan Poets" and the "Bard from Bohol". The Visayan languages of the Philippines, along with Tagalog and Bikol, are part of the Central Philippine language family. ...


He started his political career in 1925, scoring an impressive victory running for congressman representing the third district of Bohol. He was elected for another term, but served only until 1931 when he successfully ran for governor of Bohol. He served as provincial governor for two terms. He became a member of the congress in 1946, and was elected three times to the senate for three consecutive terms from 1941 to 1953. 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ...


Garcia was the running mate of Ramon Magsaysay in the presidential election of 1953. He was appointed Secretary of Foreign Affairs by President Ramon Magsaysay, for four years concurrently serving as vice-president. Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ...


Presidency

He assumed the presidency after Ramón Magsaysay died in a plane crash on March 17, 1957, and was re-elected later the same year, in the Election 1957, for another full term. March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 12, 1957 in the Philippines. ...


During his administration, he acted on the Bohlen–Serrano Agreement which shortened the lease of the US Bases from 99 years to 25 years and made it renewable after every five years. He also exercised the Filipino First Policy, for which he was known. This policy heavily favored Filipino businessmen over foreign investors. He was also responsible for changes in retail trade which greatly affected the Chinese businessmen in the country.


At the end of his second term, he ran for re–election in the Election 1961 in November 1961, but was defeated by Diosdado Macapagal, who served as Vice-President under him, but belonged to the the opposing Liberal Party - in the Philippines the President and the Vice-President are elected separately. Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 14, 1961 in the Philippines. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ...


Post-presidency

The lone star in the Flag of Bohol represents Carlos P. Garcia

After his failed re–election bid, Garcia then retired to private life, living as a private citizen in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. On June 1, 1971, Garcia was elected delegate of the 1971 Constitutional Convention and chosen as its president. However, he died of a heart attack on June 14, 1971 at the age of seventy-four. Image File history File links Flag_of_Bohol_Province,_Philippines. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bohol_Province,_Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bohol Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Tagbilaran City Founded: March 25, 1565 Population: 2000 census—1,137,268 (18th largest) Density—276 per km² (25th highest) Area: 4,117. ... Tagbilaran City is a 3rd class city in the province of Bohol, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bohol Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Tagbilaran City Founded: March 25, 1565 Population: 2000 census—1,137,268 (18th largest) Density—276 per km² (25th highest) Area: 4,117. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ...


burat features as the lone star in the Bohol provincial flag as the only Philippine President produced by the province. Another star shall be added for every Boholano who shall also become president of the Philippines.[2] REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bohol Region: Central Visayas (Region VII) Capital: Tagbilaran City Founded: March 25, 1565 Population: 2000 census—1,137,268 (18th largest) Density—276 per km² (25th highest) Area: 4,117. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The Boholano people, also called Bol-anon, refers to the people who live in the island province of Bohol. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Congress did not appoint a Vice President after Garcia assumed the Presidency from Magsaysay, as required by the 1935 Constitution
  2. ^ Bohol Flag and Seal Provincial Government of Bohol Retrieved 21 December, 2006.

December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

Bohol Portal

Provincial seal of Bohol, Philippines This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ...

References

  • Zaide, Gregorio F. (1984). Philippine History and Government. National Bookstore Printing Press. 
  • Batan-ong Pilipino (Filipino) Poem by Carlos P. Garcia
Preceded by
Teodoro Abueva
Representative, 3rd Congressional District of Bohol
1925 - 1931
Succeeded by
Filomeno Caseñas Orbeta
Preceded by
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Governor of Bohol
1933–1941
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
restored
Senator
1941–1953
Succeeded by
'
Preceded by
restored
Minority Leader of the Philippine Senate
1946–1953
Succeeded by
Ambrosio Padilla
Preceded by
Fernando Lopez
Vice President of the Philippines
1953–1957
Succeeded by
Diosdado Macapagal
Preceded by
Joaquin Elizalde
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
1954–1957
Succeeded by
Raul Manglapus
Preceded by
Ramon Magsaysay
President of the Philippines
1957–1961
Succeeded by
Diosdado Macapagal
Preceded by
'Newly established' Preceded by the Philippine Commission for Preparatory Independence with its President Jose P. Laurel
President of the 1971 Constitutional Convention
1971
Succeeded by
Diosdado Macapagal


The Legislative Districts of Bohol, namely the first, second and third districts are the representations of the Province of Bohol in the Philippine House of Representatives. ... A question mark is a punctuation mark. ... A question mark is a punctuation mark. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... Ambrosio Padilla (born December 7, 1910 in Manila, Philippines) is a former Filipino basketball player and former elected member of the Senate of the Philippines. ... Fernando Lopez (April 13, 1904—May 26, 1993) was a Filipino statesman and a Nacionalista. ... Seal of the Vice President of the Philippines The Vice President of the Philippines is the second highest executive official of the Philippine government. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require rewriting and/or reformatting. ... Raul Manglapus (1918-1999) - Co-founder of the reformist Progressive Party of the Philippines. ... Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Jose P. Laurel José Paciano Laurel y García (March 9, 1891 - November 6, 1959) was the president of the Japanese-sponsored Republic of the Philippines from 1943 to 1945. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ...

Presidents of the Philippines - List
Seal of the President of the Philippines
  Aguinaldo | Quezon | Osmeña | Laurel | Roxas | Quirino | Magsaysay  
  Garcia | Macapagal | Marcos | Aquino | Ramos | Estrada | Arroyo   


The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... This a complete list of Presidents of the Philippines that consists of the 14 heads of state in the history of the Philippines. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (793x792, 592 KB)[1] This logo is an official seal of a government or one of its government agencies, and may be subject to copyright, trademark, and/or other restrictions on its reproduction, especially in commercial contexts. ... Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (March 22, 1869 – February 6, 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. ... Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (b. ... Sergio Osmeña (September 9, 1878 – October 19, 1961) was the second President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Jose P. Laurel José Paciano Laurel y García (March 9, 1891 - November 6, 1959) was the president of the Japanese-sponsored Republic of the Philippines from 1943 to 1945. ... Manuel Acuña Roxas (January 1, 1892 – April 15, 1948) was the first president of the independent Republic of the Philippines. ... Elpidio Rivera Quirino (November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956) was the sixth President of the Philippines. ... Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth president of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ... Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino (born January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. ... Fidel Valdez Ramos (born March 18, 1928) was the 12th President of the Philippines. ... Joseph Ejercito Estrada (born José Marcelo Ejército on April 19, 1937) widely known as Erap is a popular film actor in the Philippines and was the 13th President of the Philippines from June 30, 1998 to January 20, 2001. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ...

Vice Presidents of the Philippines

Trías | Osmeña | Quirino | Lopez | Garcia | Macapagal | Pelaez
Lopez | Tolentino | Laurel | Estrada | Arroyo | Guingona | de Castro Seal of the Vice President of the Philippines The Vice President of the Philippines is the second highest executive official of the Philippine government. ... Mariano Trías y Closas (October 12, 1868 – February 22, 1914) was the first Vice President of the government established at the Tejeros Convention. ... Sergio Osmeña (September 9, 1878 – October 19, 1961) was the second President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. ... Elpidio Rivera Quirino (November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956) was the sixth President of the Philippines. ... Fernando Lopez (April 13, 1904—May 26, 1993) was a Filipino statesman and a Nacionalista. ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... Emmanuel Pelaez (1915-2003) was a Vice-President in the Philippines. ... Fernando Lopez (April 13, 1904—May 26, 1993) was a Filipino statesman and a Nacionalista. ... Arturo M. Tolentino Arturo M. Tolentino (September 19, 1910 – August 2, 2004) was a prominent political figure in the Philippines. ... Salvador Doy Laurel in a portrait for the Philippine Centennial Commission Salvador Doy Hidalgo Laurel (November 18, 1928–January 27, 2004), was vice-president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under Corazon Aquino. ... Joseph Ejercito Estrada (born José Marcelo Ejército on April 19, 1937) widely known as Erap is a popular film actor in the Philippines and was the 13th President of the Philippines from June 30, 1998 to January 20, 2001. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ... Teofisto Guingona, Jr. ... Manuel Noli de Castro, Jr. ...


 
 

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