Jose Laurel

Jose Laurel painting

Jose Paciano Laurel y Garcia (March 9, 1891–November 6, 1959), Filipino politician, third president of the Philippines, president of the Second Republic.

Political Parties: Nacionalista Party (1925-1941)
KALIBAPI (1943-1945)
Nacionalista Party (1945-1959)
Positions: President of the Philippines (October 14, 1943-August 17, 1945)
Senator (1951–1957)
President, Preparatory Committee on Philippine Independence (1942-1943)
Commissioner of Justice (1942-1943)
Secretary of Justice (Quezon cabinet, 1941)
Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1941)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1936-1941)
Senator of the Fifth Senatorial District (Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque) (1925–1931)
Secretary of Justice (1922-1923)
Undersecretary, Department of Justice (1922)
Other Positions: Chairman, Economic Mission to the United States (1954)
Delegate, 1935 Constitutional Convention
Founder, Lyceum of the Philippines