Tomás del Rosario

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Tomás del Rosario
Governor of Bataan
In office
1903–1905
Preceded byHarry Goldman
Succeeded byLorenzo Zialcita
Personal details
Born
Tomás Guillermo del Rosario

(1857-02-10)February 10, 1857
Binondo, Manila, Captaincy General of the Philippines
DiedJuly 4, 1913(1913-07-04) (aged 56)
Balanga, Bataan, Philippines
Nationality Filipino

Tomás Guillermo T. del Rosario (February 10, 1857 July 4, 1913) was a Filipino judge and statesman who served as the first Governor of the province of Bataan from 1903 to 1905. He is remembered for advocating the separation of church and state. [1]

Memorial (marker, at the Bataan Capitolio) Tomas del Rosario historical marker.jpg
Memorial (marker, at the Bataan Capitolio)

Del Rosario was born to Cipriano del Rosario and Severina Tongco in Binondo, Manila. He was a judge of the First Instance of Manila from 1888 to 1896. He was deported to Ceuta, Africa from 1896 to 1897 for alleged involvement in the revolution. Upon his return, he became a delegate of Surigao in the Malolos Congress in 1898 and delegate to the Philippine Assembly from 1909 to 1912. [1]

On 2007, the National Historical Institute and provincial government of Bataan unveiled the Gov. Tomás del Rosario marker at the compound in front of the provincial capitol in Balanga. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Esconde, Ernie (2007-02-21). "Gov. Tomas del Rosario marker in Balanga". Manila Times. Archived from the original on December 5, 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-31.