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Associate Justice Salvador Esguerra


Tenure: June 00, 1972 - June 19, 1976
Appointed by: Marcos

Birthdate: June 19, 1906
Died: February 12, 1979

Place of Birth: Lapog, Ilocos Sur

Children: Guadalupe and Esperanza

Name of Spouse :
Cosmedin Filler

Education:
  1. Secondary : Ilocos Sur High School, 1925
  2. Associate in Arts, University of the Philippines, 1927
  3. Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, 1931
  4. Admitted to the Bar on 1931


Professional Career:
  1. Attorney, Bureau of Lands, 1932 - 1933
  2. Attorney, Department of Justice, 1940 – 1947
  3. Legal & Legislative Assistant to the President, 1947 – 1948
  4. Judge-at-Large of First Instance, 1948 – 1954
  5. District Judge, Iloilo, 1954 – 1959
  6. Associate Justice, Court of Appeals, January 3, 1962
  7. Associate Justice, Supreme Court, June 1, 1972


Awards:
  1. First Prize, Quezon Gold Medal, 19th Annual Oratorical Contest, 1931
  2. First Prize, National Heroes Day Gold Medal, U.P. National Heroes Day Celebration, 1928
  3. Palma Gold Medal, Annual Debate, U.P. Debating Club, 1930
  4. Abad Santos Gold Medal, U.P. Annual Debate, 1929


Professional and Civil Organizations:


Books:
  1. The Need for a New Perspective on the Power of Judicial Review, in 3 International Conference of Appellate Magistrates, Philippine International Convention Center, Manila, January 9 to 15, 1977, p. 35.
  2. Prefatory Introduction in, the Great Power at the Bar and the Bench. QC: Premium Printing Press, 1972. p. xvii.
  3. Report of the Commission on Bar Integration on the Integration of the Philippine Bar, November 30, 1972. Manila: Supreme Court, 1972. v.p.


Periodicals:

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