Francis Tolentino Biography

Francis Tolentino is a Filipino lawyer and politician who ran and won as senator in the May 13, 2019 election.

Francis Tolentino
Francis Tolentino (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Francis Ng Tolentino
Nickname –> Francis
Birthdate –> January 3, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace –> Guinobatan, Albay, Philippines
Residence –> Tagaytay City, Cavite
Father –> Isaac Tolentino (Former mayor, Tagaytay)
Brother –> Abraham Tolentino (Congressman, 7th District of Cavite)
Sister-in-Law –> Dra. Agnes D. Tolentino (mayor, Tagaytay City)

Educational Attainment
Elementary –
High School – Lourdes School of Mandaluyong
College – Ateneo de Manila University
Course – Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Law School – Ateneo de Manila University
Graduate School – University of London
Course – Master of Laws
Graduate School – National Defense College of the Philippines
Course – Master of National Security Administration

Work Experiences
2017-2018 – Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs
2010-2015 – Chairman, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (appointed by President Benigno Aquino III)
1995-2004 – Mayor, Tagaytay City
1986-1988 – OIC Mayor, Tagaytay City (appointed by President Corazon Aquino)

Achievements and Awards
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Advocacy
* Death Penalty
* Environmental Justice

Scandals and Controversies
Francis ran for senator in 2016 but lost. During a Liberal Party event in Laguna Province, he brought female dancers which drew widespread condemnation from women’s rights advocates. This forced the Liberal Party to drop him as one of its candidates.

See also: Other candidates for Senator in the May 13, 2019 Philippine Election

See also: Top Government Officials under President Duterte

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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