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Encyclopedia > Mariano Jesus Cuenco

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Senator Mariano Jesus Cuenco.

Senator Mariano Jesus L. Cuenco (January 16, 1888 - Febrauary 25, 1964)was born in Carmen, Cebu on January 16, 1888 to Mariano A. Cuenco and Remedios Lopez. He studied at the Colegio de San Carlos of Cebu where he graduated in 1904 with a degree in Bachelor of Arts. He finished law in 1911 at the Escuela de Derecho ( later became the Manila Law School ) and passed the bar examinations in 1913. Overview - Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Filipino-American Writer The Cuencos have been part of the Philippine government for over a century. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Cebu is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


He entered politics in 1912 when he was elected to the Philippine Assembly representing the fifth district of Cebu. He was re-elected from 1916 to 1928. He ran for the governorship of Cebu in 1931 and became the President of the League of Provincial Governors of the Philippines. In 1934, he was elected delegate to the Constitutional Convention where he was chosen floor leader. Cuenco was Secretary of Public Works and Communications from 1936 to 1939. He was also appointed Acting Secretary of the agriculture, commerce and labor departments while serving as Secretary of Public Works and Communications in 1938. Politics is a process by which collective decisions are made within groups. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 - The Royal Army Medical Corps first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... Provincial is the title given in the Society of Jesus (the Jesuit Catholic Church order) to the principal of a province (a geographical area, such as a country). ... A governor is an official who heads the government of a colony, state or other sub-national state unit. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A constitutional convention is a gathering of delegates for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1941, Cuenco was elected Senator and reelected in 1946. From 1949 to 1951, he served as Senate President and Chairman of the Commission on Appointments. His term paved the way for many reforms and his significant contributions resulted in a more efficient legislative body. He continued serving the Senate from 1953 to 1965.` For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The President of the Senate is the title often given to the presiding officer, or chairman, of a senate. ... The Commission on Appointments is a body of the Congress of the Philippines as provided by the Constitution. ... A legislature is a governmental deliberative body with the power to adopt laws. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ...


Cuenco was also known as a prolific writer. He was the editor of the Spanish – language newspaper El Precursor of Cebu for many years. In 1926, he became a member of the Academia Filipina Correspondiente de la Real Española de la Lengua. He was honored by the Spanish government with the decoration Gran Cruz de Isabela la Catolica and by the Holy See with the decoration “ Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice. “ 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Cuenco also wrote in Visayan. Ang Republikang Pilipinhon, Codigo and Roma are among his works.


See also

  • Cuenco Family of Cebu (Containing information about the Cuenco family in government.)
  • Cuenco Family History (With pictures and excerpts from different rare books.)
Preceded by:
Jose Avelino
President of the Senate of the Philippines
1949–1952
Succeeded by:
Quintin Paredes
Overview - Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Filipino-American Writer The Cuencos have been part of the Philippine government for over a century. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ...

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Senators Profile - Mariano J. Cuenco (295 words)
Senator Mariano Jesus L. Cuenco was born in Carmen, Cebu on January 16, 1888 to Mariano A. Cuenco and Remedios Lopez.
In 1941, Cuenco was elected Senator and reelected in 1946.
Cuenco was also known as a prolific writer.
In re: Mariano Jesus Cuenco (811 words)
Cuenco for acts executed by the latter in relation to certain cases and for his conduct towards the court, he was ordered to appear in the Court of First Instance at Borongan, Samar, at 8 o'clock a.
Cuenco was notified by the sheriff of Cebu of the telegram which he had received from the clerk of the court of Leyte and in the afternoon of the 28th Mr.
Cuenco should be given the opportunity to defend himself against the charges presented against him for contempt and that he also be given the same opportunity to defend himself in all the proceedings that may be taken against him for his suspension from the practice of the legal profession.
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