Sergio Osmeña Sr. Biography, Achievements, Issues, Officials

Sergio Osmeña Sr. was a Filipino journalist, lawyer, and politician. He served as the 4th president of the Philippines.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Sergio Osmeña Sr.
Birth Date –> September 9, 1878
Died –> October 19, 1961 in Quezon City (aged 83, Cause of Death: pulmonary edema)
Hometown –> Cebu City, Philippines

1st Wife –> Estefania Chiong Veloso (married 1901; died 1918)
2nd Wife –> Esperanza Limjap ​(married 1920)
Children –> 13 (10 with Estefania and 3 with Esperanza) Nicasio Veloso Osmeña, Vicenta Veloso Osmeña, Edilderto Veloso Osmeña, Milagros Veloso Osmeña, Emilio Veloso Osmeña, Maria Paloma Veloso Osmeña, Jesus Veloso Osmeña, Teodoro Veloso Osmeña, José Veloso Osmeña, and Sergio Veloso Osmeña Jr.; Ramón Limjap Osmeña, Rosalina Limjap Osmeña, and Victor Limjap Osmeña

College –> University of Santo Tomas
Degree –> Law

Political Career / Work Experiences
1944-1946 – President
1935-1944 – Vice President
1941-1944 – Secretary of Public Instruction, Health, and Public Welfare
1935–1940 – Secretary of Public Instructions
1922-1935 – Senator of the Republic
1907–1922 – Speaker of the House of Representatives
1907–1922 – Member, House of Representatives
1904-1907 – Governor of Cebu
* Founder, El Nuevo Dia (The New Day) Newspaper
* War Courier and Journalist under President Emilio Aguinaldo

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