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Elpidio R. Quirino
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6th President of the Philippines
In office
April 17, 1948 – December 30, 1953
Vice President None (1948–1949)
Fernando Lopez (1949–1953)
Preceded by Manuel Roxas
Succeeded by Ramon Magsaysay
2nd Vice President of the Philippines
In office
May 28, 1946 – April 17, 1948
President Manuel Roxas
Preceded by Sergio Osmeña
Succeeded by Fernando Lopez
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
In office
September 16, 1946 – April 16, 1948
President Manuel Roxas
Preceded by Post established
Succeeded by Vacant
Post later held by Joaquín Miguel Elizalde
Secretary of Finance
In office
May 28, 1946 – November 24, 1946
President Manuel Roxas
Preceded by Jaime Hernandez
Succeeded by Miguel Cuaderno
In office
July 25, 1934 – February 18, 1936
President Manuel L. Quezon
Preceded by Vicente Encarnacion
Succeeded by Antonio de las Alas
Secretary of the Interior
In office
1935–1938
President Manuel L. Quezon
Preceded by Severino de las Alas
Succeeded by Rafael Alunan
4th President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines
In office
July 9, 1945 – May 25, 1946
President Sergio Osmeña
Preceded by José Avelino (acting)
Succeeded by Melecio Arranz
Senator of the Philippines
In office
July 9, 1945 – May 28, 1946
Senator of the Philippines from the First Senatorial District
In office
1925 – November 15, 1935
Served with:
Isabelo de los Reyes (1925–1928)
Melecio Arranz (1928–1935)
Preceded by Santiago Fonacier
Succeeded by Position abolished
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Ilocos Sur's 1st District
In office
1919–1925
Preceded by Alberto Reyes
Succeeded by Vicente Singson Pablo
Personal details
Born
Elpidio Quirino y Rivera

(1890-11-16)November 16, 1890
Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died February 29, 1956(1956-02-29) (aged 65)
Novaliches, Quezon City, Philippines
Resting place Heroes' Cemetery, Taguig, Philippines
Political party Liberal Party
Other political
affiliations
Nacionalista (before 1945)
Spouse(s)
Alicia Syquia
(m. 1921; her death 1945)
Relations Cory Quiríno (granddaughter)
Monique Lagdameo (great-granddaughter)
Children Tomas Quiríno
Armando Quiríno
Norma Quiríno
Victoria Quiríno-González
Fe Angela Quiríno
Alma mater University of the Philippines
Profession Lawyer

Elpidio Rivera Quirino (born Elpidio Quirino y Rivera; November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956) was a Filipino politician. He was the sixth President of the Philippines from 1948 to 1953.


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