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President Sergio Osmeña’s appointees in Negros Oriental - Part 1

CEBUPEDIA - Clarence Paul Oaminal (The Freeman) - January 25, 2021 - 12:00am

Don Sergio Suico Osmeña Sr., who became the first and only Cebuano to become president, took his oath in the United States on August 1, 1944 upon the death of President Quezon. He came to the Philippines on October 20, 1944 together with Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the famous, Leyte Landings. Osmeña made the Leyte Provincial Capitol as his office. The following were his appointees in the Province of Negros Oriental:

Alberto Furbeyre, appointed acting provincial governor of Negros Oriental, July 10, 1945.

Crispiniano Limbaga, appointed acting member of the Provincial Board of Negros Oriental, July 10, 1945.

Margarito Teves, appointed acting member of the Provincial Board of Negros Oriental, July 10, 1945.

Mariano F. Perdices, appointed acting mayor of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, July 10, 1945.

Emiliano Arnaiz, appointed acting mayor of Bais, Negros Oriental, July 10, 1945.

Baldomero Samson, appointed acting lieutenant governor of the Sub-Province of Siquijor, Negros Oriental, July 10, 1945.

Telesforo Tayko, appointed acting mayor of Siaton, Negros Oriental, September 21, 1945.

Patricio Pragamac, appointed acting mayor of E. Villanueva, Negros Oriental, September 21, 1945.

Telesforo Lumacad, appointed acting mayor of Lazi, Negros Oriental, September 21, 1945.

Jose A. Villamil, appointed acting mayor of Luzuriaga, Negros Oriental, September 21, 1945.

Primitivo Acupanda, appointed acting mayor of Zamboangita, Negros Oriental, September 21, 1945.

Constancio Villegas, appointed acting mayor of Guijulñgan, Negros Oriental, September 15, 1945.

Ricardo Teves, appointed acting mayor of Tanjay, Negros Oriental, September 15, 1945.

Sofio Ruperto, appointed acting mayor of Tayasan, Negros Oriental, September 15, 1945.

Ines Serion, appointed acting mayor of Vallehermoso, Negros Oriental, September 15, 1945. (To be continued)

SERGIO OSMENA SR.
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