Arthur Defensor Jr. Biography

Arthur Defensor Jr. is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is the current governor of Iloilo Province in Western Visayas Region. Running under PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated incumbent Congressman Dr. Ferjenel Biron of the Nacionalista Party (NP) and three other relatively unknown candidates.

Personal Information
Real Name –> Arthur R. Defensor Jr.
Nickname –> Toto
Hometown –> Mina, Iloilo, Philippines

Family
Father –> Former Governor and Congressman Arthur Defensor Sr.
Mother –> Cosette Rivera
Brother –> Congressman Lorenz “Nonoy” Defensor
Sister –> Arlette
Spouse –> Ma. Michaela Camacho
Son –> Lorenz Arturo

Education
College – University of the Philippines
Course – Philosophy
Law School – Ateneo De Manila University (1998)

Work Experiences
2019-Present – Governor
2010-2019 – Congressman, third legislative district of Iloilo
2007-2010 – Provincial Board Member
* Former Member of the Board, Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (Meco)
* Founding Partner, Defensor, Enrile and Mata Law Offices (SEDALAW)

Advocacy
Social Justice through Collaboration

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See also: Famous People from Iloilo

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