Erin Tañada Biography

Erin Tañada is a Filipino lawyer and politician. In 2019, he ran and lost in the senatorial election. Previously, he served as congressman of the 4th district of Quezon Province.

Erin Tañada
Erin Tañada

Personal Information and Family
Complete Name –> Lorenzo “Erin” Reyes Tañada III
Nickname –> Erin
Birthdate –> August 16, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace –> Manila, Philippines
Residence –> Gumaca, Quezon Province
Father –> Wigberto “Bobby” Tañada (senator 1987-1995)
Mother –> Azucena Reyes-Tañada
Brother –> Wigberto Jr.
Sister(s) –> Ma. Teresa, Cristina
Grandfather –> Lorenzon Tañada Sr. (senator 1947 – 1971)
Spouse: Julie B. Tañada (separated)
Children: (under Erin’s custody)
Trivia –> Senator Risa Hontiveros was his first girlfriend whom he met at the Ateneo de Manila University

Educational Attainment
College: Ateneo de Manila University
* Graduated with the degree Bachelor of Laws
* Passed the bar examination in 1992

Work Experiences
* joined the Tañada, Vivo and Tan law office after graduation
* 2004-2013 Congressman from the 4th district of Quezon Province
* 2010-2013 Deputy Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives for Luzon

Achievements
As a congressman, Erin worked for the passage of the following laws:
1. People’s Survival Fund
2. Cheaper Medicines Law
3. Renewable Energy Law
4. Anti-Enforced Disappearances Law
5. Extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program
6. Amendments to the Philhealth Charter
7. Freedom of Information

Advocacies
* Education for mobility and development
* Employment with enough compensation
* Protection of the Rights of the Workers
* Support for Farmers

Awards
2009 – Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan
1988 – National Youth Award

RELATED: Biography of Chel Diokno, Romulo Macalintal, Rafael Alunan III

See also: List of Candidates for Senator, May 2019 Election

See also: Famous People from Quezon Province

External Link –> Website.com, #The Leader I Want – Rappler.com

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