Elpidio R. Quirino
Second President of the 3rd Republic
April 17, 1948 - Dec. 30, 1953
Born: Nov. 16, 1890 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur
Died: Feb. 28, 1956
Wife: Alicia Syquia
Parents: Mariano Quirino and Gregoria Rivera
Education: Lawyer, University of the Philippines
Miscellaneous: A career politician, public servant and avid nationalist;
He assumed the presidency after Roxas' death, and then won the election in 1949. He retired after
his term in the privacy of his home and enjoyed his passion for painting.
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