Carlos Garcia


Carlos Garcia painting

Carlos Polistico Garcia (November 4, 1896–June 14, 1971), Filipino politician, eighth president of the Philippines, fourth president of the Third Republic.

Vice-President: Diosdado Macapagal (December 30, 1957-December 30, 1961)
 
Political Parties: Nacionalista Party
 
Positions: President of the Philippines (succession: March 18, 1957-December 30, 1957; election: December 30, 1957-December 30, 1961)
Vice-President of the Philippines (December 30, 1953-March 17, 1957)
Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1953-1957)
Senator (1945-1953)
Governor of Bohol (1933-1941)
Representative, Lone District of Bohol (1925-1931)
 
Other Positions: President, 1971 Constitutional Convention (June 11-14, 1971)
Member, Rehabilitation Commission
Guerilla Resistance Leader