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Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos


Tenure: December 24, 1941 - May 07, 1942
Appointed by: Herbert Clark Hoover

Birthdate: February 19, 1886
Died: May 02, 1942

Place of Birth: San Fernando, Pampanga

Children: Jose, Luz, Amanda, Osmundo, and Victoria

Name of Spouse:
Amanda Teopaco

Education:
  1. College : Santa Clara College, Santa Clara, California about
  2. Bachelor of Laws, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
  3. Master of Laws, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1909


Professional Career:
  1. Assistant Attorney, Bureau of Justice, 1913 – 1917
  2. Undersecretary of Justice then Secretary of Justice, 1921 – 1923
  3. Chief Counsel, President of the Philippine Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives
  4. Secretary of Justice, 1928 then re-appointed again in July 1, 1931
  5. Associate Justice, Supreme Court, 1932
  6. Chief Justice, Supreme Court, December 24, 1941


Awards:


Professional and Civil Organizations:


Books:
  1. Aquino, Ramon C. A Chance to Die; A Biography of Jose Abad Santos, the Late Chief Justice. Q.C.: Alemars-Phoenix, 1967. 248p.
  2. Aquino, Ramon C. Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos, 1886-1942: A Biography. Q.C.: Phoenix Pub., 1986. 251p.
  3. Batacan, Delfin. The Supreme Court in Philippine History - From Arellano to Concepcion. QC: Central Lawbook Pub., Co., 1972. p. 17. 1985
  4. Cornejo's Commonwealth Directory of the Philippines. Compiled, edited & published by Miguel R. Cornejo, 1939. p.1572.
  5. Guingona, Tito. The Gallant Filipino. Pasig, M.M.: Anvil Pub., 1991.
  6. Illustration, in Encyclopedia of the Philippines. Edited by Zoilo Galang. Manila: Exequiel Flow, 1950. Vol. I, p. 94.
  7. Mendigorin, Dolores, Jose Abad Santos: Life and Time.
  8. Paras, Corazon and Ramon Ricardo A. Roque. The Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Pasig City, Anvil Pub., 2000. p. 71-73.
  9. Paras, Corazon De Leon and Ma. Corona Salcedo-Romero. The Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (A Biographical Directory). Manila: Rex Book Store, 1971. p. 36.
  10. Sevilla, Victor J. Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. QC: New Day Publishers, 1984. Vol. I, p. 138-143


Periodicals:
  1. Abad Santos, Jose. Common Sense in the Administration of Justice. 15 Lawyers J No. 3, 98 (March 31, 1950)
  2. Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos. 10 Lawyers J No. 4, 180 (Dec. 31, 1945)
  3. De La Cruz, Jose S. Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos. 27 Lawyers J No. 5, 130 (May 31, 1962)
  4. De los Reyes, Victoria Gonzalez. Meet Mr. Chief Justice: Sixth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos. 2 Bar Briefs No. 1, 10 (Jan.-Mar. 1997)
  5. Jose Abad Santos. 10 Lawyers J No. 1, 1 (Sept. 30, 1945)
  6. Moran, Manuel V. Jose Abad Santos. 13 Lawyers J No. 4, 168 (April 30, 1948)
  7. Open Forum : The Anti-Dummy Law and the Employment of Aliens (The Jose Abad Santos Lecture). 4 JIBP Nos. 3 & 4 (third and fourth quarters, 1976)
  8. Sarmiento, Abraham F. Jose Abad Santos: On Apostheosis. 6 Kilosbayan No. 10, 58 (May 1999); 14 Lawyers J No. 5, 268 (May 31, 1949)

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