Deogracias Victor Savellano Biography

Deogracias Victor Savellano is a Filipino politician from Cabugao, Ilocos Sur. Currently, he is the congressman representing the first district of Ilocos Sur.

In 2012, he married actress Dina Bonnevie.

Deogracias Victor Savellano
Deogracias Victor Savellano (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Deogracias Victor Savellano
Nickname –> DV
Birthdate –> November 25, 1959 (age 59 years)
Birthplace –> Cabugao, Ilocos Sur
Father –> Victorino Savellano, Former COMELEC Chairman
Mother –> Virginia Barbers
Sister(s) –> Reina Virginia Savellano-Paras, Co-owner of Victorino’s Restaurant with Chef Heny Sison
Trivia –> DV and Dina Bonnevie first met in 1991 during the shooting of the latter’s movie “Hanggang Saan, Hanggang Kailan”.

Educational Attainment
Elementary – No Information
High School – No Information
College – University of the Philippines
Course – AB Economics
Graduate School – California
Course – International Business Administration

Work Experiences
2016-2019 – Congressman, First Legislative District of Ilocos Sur
* Chairman, Committee on North Luzon Growth Quadrangle
* Vice Chairman, Committee on Agrarian Reform
* Member of eleven other committees
2010-2016 – Vice Governor
2001-2010 – Governor
1992 – Governor for 3 months
1988-1998 – Vice Governor
1987-1988 – Board Member
1981-1987 – Vice Mayor of Cabugao Town

Achievements and Awards
*In Congress, he was principal or co-author of 233 bills and resolutions af of March, 2019. Reference: Philippine Congress
* Author, Tawid : The Living Treasures of Ilocos Sur
* Co-author, Naimas, a book on the Ilocos Food Heritage
* Co-author, Ilocos Sur: An Illustrated History

Advocacy
* Socialized Housing – Rep. Savellano authored a bill on the right of the government to expropriate land for socialized housing.

Scandals and Controversies
No information

RELATED: Ilocos Sur History, Geography, Economy

ALSO RELATED: List of Philippine Congressmen and Women 2019 – 2022

See also: List of Philippine Provinces by Region
List of Top Government Officials under President Duterte

One comment

  1. His cousin, Arlene Savellano Gray, says HELLO to all the Savellano s. Arlene is married to Doug, a California civil trial lawyer. They live in Woodland Hills, California and have three children and four grandchildren

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