President Osmeña’s appointees to the People Court

CEBUPEDIA - Clarence Paul Oaminal (The Freeman) - November 4, 2020 - 12:00am

It was the Cebuano President, Don Sergio, who urged Congress to pass a legislation creating the People’s Court to try and hear crimes committed during World War II. Among others, these were his appointees:

Supreme Court

Manuel C. Briones and Cesar Bengzon, appointed, ad interim, Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, September 15, 1945. Confirmed by the Commission on Appointments, September 17, 1945.

People’s Court

Leopoldo Revira, appointed, ad interim, Presiding Judge, and Ricardo Nepomuceno, Arsenio P. Dizon, Florentino Saguin, Pompeyo Diaz, Fortunato Borromeo Veloso, Jose Bernabe, Jose S. Bautista, Salvador Abad Santos, Emilio Rilloraza, Antonio Quirino, Tiburcio Tancinco, and Jose P. Veluz, Associate Judges of the People’s Court, September 25, 1945. Confirmed by the Commission on Appointments, September 28, 1945.

Clementino V. Diez, appointed, ad interim, Associate Judge of the People’s Court, September 25, 1945.

Office of Special Prosecutors

Majors Ramon Nolasco, Ferdinand Marcos and Ramon Sunico, Macario Peralta, Carlos B. Hilado, V. D. Carpio, Arsenio Solidum, Juan R. Liwag, Jose T. Surtida, Ignacio Debuque, and Emmanuel Pelaez, appointed, ad interim, Special Prosecutors in the Office of Special Prosecutors, September 25, 1945. Confirmed by the Commission on Appointments, September 28, 1945.

Captain Lamberto Macias and Magno Gatmaitan, appointed, ad interim, Special Prosecutors in the Office of Special Prosecutors, September 25, 1945. Confirmed by the Commission on Appointments, October 2, 1945.

Major Mateo Nonato, appointed, ad interim, Special Prosecutor in the Office of Special Prosecutors, September 25, 1945. Confirmed by the Commission on Appointments, October 3, 1945.

Captain Domiciano Lambo, appointed, ad interim, Special Prosecutor in the Office of Special Prosecutors, September 25, 1945.

Office of Special Prosecutors

Godofredo Escalona and Benjamin K. Gorospe, appointed, ad interim, Special Prosecutors in the Office of Special Prosecutors, February 6, 1946.

Office of Special Prosecutors

Jose N. Leuterio, Juan Ladao, Pedro Quinto, Florentino T. Ocampo, Modesto T. Flores, Domiciano Lambo, Agapito Conchu, Captain Isidro L. Vejungco, Jose P. de la Cruz, Jesus Y. Perez, Nicolas N. Villaruz and Deogracias B. Castañeda, appointed, ad interim, Special Prosecutors, November 24, 1945.

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