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Chief Justice Roberto R. Concepcion


Tenure: June 17, 1966 - April 18, 1973
Appointed by: Magsaysay

Birthdate: June 07, 1903
Died: April 03, 1987
Place of Birth: Manila

Education:
  1. Associate in Business, San Beda College
  2. Bachelor of Laws, University of Sto, Tomas, summa cum laude
  3. Doctor of Civil Laws, honoris causa, University of Santo Tomas, 1966
  4. Doctor of Civil Laws, honoris causa, St. Louis University, 1967
  5. Doctor of Civil Laws, honoris causa, University of the Philippines, 1968
  6. Doctor of Civil Laws, honoris causa, San Beda College, 1971
  7. Doctor of Civil Laws, honoris causa, Angeles University, 1972
  8. Topped the Bar exam, 1924
Professional Career:
  1. Private Law Practice, 1925 � 1929
  2. Assistant Attorney, Bureau of Justice, 1929
  3. Assistant Solicitor-General, 1938 � 1940
  4. Judge, Court of First Instance, 1940 � 1945
  5. Undersecretary of Justice, 1946
  6. Associate Justice in the Court of Appeals, 1946 � 1954
  7. Associate Justice in the Supreme Court, 1954 � 1966
  8. Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines, June1966 � 1973
  9. Dean of Law and faculty member, University of Sto. Tomas
Awards:
  1. Awardee, Professional Chair, Jose P. Laurel Foundation, 1963

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