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José P. Laurel

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3rd President of the Philippines
In office
October 14, 1943 – August 17, 1945
Prime Minister Jorge B. Vargas
(Ministries involved)
Preceded by Manuel L. Quezon (as President of government-in-exile)
Succeeded by Sergio Osmeña
Commissioner of the Interior
In office
December 4, 1942 – October 14, 1943
Presiding Officer, PEC Jorge B. Vargas
Preceded by Benigno Aquino Sr.
Succeeded by Quintin Paredes
Commissioner of Justice
In office
December 24, 1941 – December 4, 1942
Presiding Officer, PEC Jorge B. Vargas
Preceded by Teofilo L. Sison
Succeeded by Teofilo L. Sison
Senator of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1951 – December 30, 1957
34th Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court
In office
February 29, 1936 – February 5, 1942
Preceded by George Malcolm
Succeeded by Court reorganised
Majority leader of the Senate of the Philippines
In office
Senate President Manuel L. Quezon
Preceded by Francisco Enage
Succeeded by Benigno S. Aquino
Senator of the Philippines from the 5th Senatorial District
In office
1925 – 1931
Served with: Manuel L. Quezon (1925–1931)
Preceded by Antero Soriano
Succeeded by Claro M. Recto
Secretary of the Interior of the Philippines
In office
Personal details
José Paciano Laurel García

(1891-03-09)March 9, 1891
Tanauan, Batangas, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died November 6, 1959(1959-11-06) (aged 68)
Manila, Philippines
Resting place Tanauan, Batangas, Philippines
Political party Nacionalista
Other political
KALIBAPI (1942–1945)
Pacencia Hidalgo
(m. 1911; his death 1959)
Children José B. Laurel Jr.
José S. Laurel III
Natividad Laurel-Guinto
Sotero Laurel II
Mariano Laurel
Rosenda Laurel-Avanceña
Potenciana Laurel-Yupangco
Salvador Laurel
Arsenio Laurel
Education University of the Philippines, Diliman (LLB)
University of Santo Tomas (LLM)
Yale University (SJD)

José Paciano Laurel y García CCLH (March 9, 1891 – November 6, 1959) was a Filipino politician and judge. He was the third President of the Philippines from 1943 to 1945.

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