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Carlos P. Garcia
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8th President of the Philippines
In office
March 18, 1957 – December 30, 1961
Vice President None (March 18 – December 30, 1957)
Diosdado Macapagal (1957–1961)
Preceded by Ramon Magsaysay
Succeeded by Diosdado Macapagal
1st President of the 1971 Philippine Constitutional Convention
In office
June 1, 1971 – June 14, 1971
President Ferdinand Marcos
Succeeded by Diosdado Macapagal
4th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1953 – March 18, 1957
President Ramon Magsaysay
Preceded by Fernando Lopez
Succeeded by Diosdado Macapagal
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
In office
December 30, 1953 – March 18, 1957
President Ramon Magsaysay
Preceded by Joaquin Miguel Elizalde
Succeeded by Vacant
Post later held by Felixberto Serrano
Senator of the Philippines
In office
May 25, 1946 – December 30, 1953
Governor of Bohol
In office
December 30, 1933 – December 30, 1941
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bohol's 3rd District
In office
1925–1931
Preceded by Teodoro Abueva
Succeeded by Filomeno Caseñas Orbeta
Personal details
Born
Carlos Polestico García

(1896-11-04)November 4, 1896
Talibon, Bohol
Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died June 14, 1971(1971-06-14) (aged 74)
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Philippines
Resting place Libingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig, Philippines
Political party Nacionalista Party
Spouse(s)
Leonila Dimataga (m. 1933–1971)
Children Linda García-Campos
Alma mater Silliman University
Philippine Law School
National University (Philippines)
Profession Lawyer
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Carlos Polistico Garcia (November 4, 1896 – June 14, 1971) was a Filipino teacher, poet, and politician. He was the eighth President of the Philippines from 1957 to 1961.

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