Paulino Salvador Leachon Biography

Paulino Salvador Leachon is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is the current congressman of the first legislative district of Oriental Mindoro Province. Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Marilou Morillo of the Partido Federal Ng Pilipinas.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Paulino Salvador Cueto Leachon
Nickname –> Doy
Birth Place –> Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Rona Leachon a businesswoman who unsuccessfully ran for amyor of Calapan City in 2016

Education
Course – Bachelor of Laws

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-February 2020 – Chairman, House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET)
2013-Present – Congressman
2007-2013 – Mayor, Calapan City
* Private Lawyer
* Former Fast Food Crew Member
* Former Taxi Driver

Controversies
* On March 2, 2020, Leachon was removed as chair of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) due to conflict of interest according to Camarines Sur congressman Luis Raymund Villafuerte which Congressman Leachon did not disclose previously. However, Leachon claimed that his removal was the result of politics since he is a friend of Marinduque congressman Lord Allan Velasco, an aspirant for House Speaker.

* Leachon was charged of graft in connection with the use of government-owned trucks for private purposes when he was mayor in Calapan City. In 2019, the case was dismissed.

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See also: Famous People from Oriental Mindoro

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