Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Legarda Y Tuason, Benito

Legarda Y Tuason, Benito, a Resident Commissioner from the Philippine Islands; born in Manila, Philippine Islands, September 27, 1853; attended the Jesuits’ College and St. Tomas University of Manila; member of Aguinaldo’s cabinet at Malolos and vice president of the Filipino Congress; resigned these positions to return to Manila in December 1898; appointed a member of the Philippine Commission February 1, 1901, and served until elected a Resident Commissioner; elected as a Resident Commissioner to the United States in 1907; reelected in 1909 and served from November 22, 1907, to March 3, 1913; after his term in Congress was not a candidate for renomination in 1912; went to France; died at Evian-les-Bains, France, August 27, 1915; interment in Cementerio del Norte, Manila, Philippine Islands.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Legarda Y Tuason, Benito," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1452 Original Sources, accessed February 25, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95UGUFXLX1BDILK.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Legarda Y Tuason, Benito' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1452. Original Sources, retrieved 25 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95UGUFXLX1BDILK.