Juan Ponce Enrile is a Filipino lawyer, businessman and politician. He served as senate president, congressman, and Minister of National Defense during the Marcos Sr. Regime.
Complete Name –> Juan Ponce Enrile (Born: Juanito Furagganan)
Nickname –> Johhny, JPE
Birth Date –> February 14, 1924 (Age 98)
Hometown –> Gonzaga, Cagayan, Philippines
Net Worth –> 114 Million Pesos (2014 SALN)
Wife –> Cristina Castañer (m. 1957)
Son –> Former Congressman Juan Ponce Enrile Jr.
Daughter –> Katrina Ponce Enrile
Sister –> Armida Siguion-Reyna
Father –> Alfonso Ponce Enrile
Mother –> Petra Furugganan
College –> Ateneo De Manila University
Degree –> Associate in Arts (AA)
Law School –> University of the Philippines
* Passed the bar in 1954 and placed 11th with a grade of 91.72%
Master –> Harvard University (Master of Laws)
Political Career / Work Experiences
2008-2013 – Senate President
1987-1992, 1995-2001, 2004-2016 – Senator
1992-1995 – Congressman, First Legislative District of Cagayan Province
* Former Chief, Philippine Coconut Authority
1972-1986 – Minister of National Defense
1968-1970 – Secretary of Justice
1966–1968 – Secretary of Finance
* Former chief, Customs Bureau
* Former Commissioner, Insurance Commission
* Law Professor at Far Eastern University
* Private Lawyer (Marcos Family was a prominent client)
Enrile owns several logging companies, match manufacturing, and real estate firms.
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