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Associate Justice Jose P. Bengzon

Tenure: September 12, 1964 - May 05, 1968
Appointed by: D. Macapagal

Birthdate: May 05, 1898
Died: February 24, 1990
Place of Birth: Lingayen, Pangasinan

  1. Bachelor of Arts, Ateneo de Manila (cum laude)
  2. Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines
Professional Career:
  1. Assistant to Former Justice Mariano H. de Joya;
  2. Municipal Councilor, Lingayen;
  3. Deputy Provincial Fiscal;
  4. Congressman, Pangasinan;
  5. Malacañang’s Liaison Office to Congress;
  6. City Fiscal, Manila, 1947;
  7. Undersecretary of Justice;
  8. Head, Immigration Commission;
  9. Secretary of Justice
  10. Chief, Reparations Mission, Tokyo, Japan, 1962
  11. Presiding Justice, Court of Appeals;
  12. Associate Justice, Supreme Court;
  13. Retired at age of 70, 1968 Awards:
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