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Benigno S. Aquino Sr.
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6th Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
1st Speaker of the National Assembly of the Second Philippine Republic
In office
September 25, 1943 – February 2, 1944
President José P. Laurel
Preceded by José Yulo
Succeeded by Jose Zulueta
Member of the National Assembly of the Second Philippine Republic from Tarlac
In office
September 25, 1943 – February 2, 1944
Serving with Sergio L. Aquino
Secretary of Agriculture and Commerce of the Philippines
In office
1938–1941
President Manuel L. Quezon
Preceded by Eulogio Rodriguez
Succeeded by Rafael Alunan
Member of the National Assembly of the Philippines from Tarlac's 2nd District
In office
December 30, 1941 – December 30, 1944*
*Elected but did not serve term due to the establishment of the Second Philippine Republic
Preceded by Jose Urquico
Succeeded by Alejandro Simpaoco
as member of the 1st Congress of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1935 – December 30, 1938
Preceded by Feliciano B. Gardiner
as member of the 10th Philippine Legislature
Succeeded by Jose Urquico
Majority Leader of the Philippine Senate
In office
1931–1934
Senate President Manuel L. Quezon
Preceded by José P. Laurel
Succeeded by Claro M. Recto
Philippine Senator from the 3rd Senatorial District
In office
1928 – 1934
Served with:
Teodoro Sandiko (1928–1931)
Sotero Baluyot (1931–1934)
Preceded by Luis Morales
Succeeded by Hermogenes Concepcion
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Tarlac's 2nd District
In office
1919–1928
Preceded by Cayetano Rivera
Succeeded by Jose G. Domingo
Vice President of the Philippines
In office
October 14, 1943 – August 17, 1945
Preceded by Sergio Osmeña
Succeeded by Elpidio Quirino
Personal details
Born
Benigno Simeon Aquino

(1894-09-03)September 3, 1894
Murcia (now Concepcion), Tarlac, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died December 20, 1947(1947-12-20) (aged 53)
Rizal Memorial Coliseum, Manila, Philippines
Cause of death Heart attack
Nationality Filipino
Political party Partido Nacionalista Consolidato, KALIBAPI
Spouse(s)
Maria Urquico
(m. 1916; died 1928)
(first)
Aurora Aquino
(m. 1930; died 1947)
(second)
Relations Aquino family
Children 11 (incl. Benigno Jr., Butz and Tessie)
Alma mater University of Santo Tomas
Colegio de San Juan de Letran
Occupation Farmer, politician
Profession Lawyer, civil servant

Benigno Simeon "Igno" Aquino Sr. (September 3, 1894 – December 20, 1947), also known as Benigno S. Aquino or Benigno S. Aquino Sr., was a Filipino politician. He was Speaker of the National Assembly of the Japanese-sponsored puppet state in the Philippines from 1943 to 1944.

He was the Director-General of KALIBAPI, a political party established during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines.

His grandson Benigno S. Aquino III was the 15th President of the Philippines from 2010 to 2016.

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