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The First Philippine Legislature
Philippine Legislature
was the first session of the Philippine Legislature, the first representative legislature of the Philippines. Then known as the Philippine Islands, the Philippines under the sovereign control of the United States
United States
through the Insular Government. The Philippine Legislature
Philippine Legislature
consisted of an appointed upper house, the Philippine Commission
Philippine Commission
and an elected lower house, the Philippine Assembly. These bodies were the predecessors of the Philippine Senate
Philippine Senate
and Philippine House of the Philippine Congress.

Contents

1 Sessions 2 Legislation

2.1 Major legislation

3 Leadership

3.1 Philippine Commission 3.2 Philippine Assembly

4 Members

4.1 Philippine Commission 4.2 Philippine Assembly

5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links

Sessions[edit]

Inaugural Regular Session: October 16, 1907 – February 1, 1908 First Regular Session: February 3, 1908 – May 21, 1908 First Special
Special
Session: May 22 – June 19, 1908 Second Regular Session: February 1 – May 20, 1909

Legislation[edit] The First Philippine Legislature
Philippine Legislature
passed a total of 170 laws (Act Nos. 1801-1970) Major legislation[edit]

Act No. 1801 — Gabaldon Act

Leadership[edit] Philippine Commission[edit]

Governor-General:

James Francis Smith William Cameron Forbes, appointed on November 11, 1909[1]

Philippine Assembly[edit]

Speaker: Sergio Osmeña
Sergio Osmeña
(Cebu-2nd, Nacionalista) Majority Floor Leader: Manuel L. Quezon
Manuel L. Quezon
(Tayabas-1st, Nacionalista) Minority Floor Leader: Vicente Singson Encarnacion (Ilocos Sur-1st, Progresista)

Members[edit] Philippine Commission[edit]

Filipino Members

Gregorio S. Araneta

Benito Legarda
Benito Legarda
1

Jose de Luzuriaga

Rafael Palma

Trinidad Pardo de Tavera
Trinidad Pardo de Tavera
2

Juan Sumulong

^1 Resigned on December 21, 1907. ^2 Resigned on March 1, 1909.

American Members

Frank A. Branagan

William Cameron Forbes

Newton W. Gilbert

James Francis Smith 1

William Morgan Shuster

Dean C. Worcester

^1 Resigned on November 11, 1909.

Philippine Assembly[edit]

Province District Representative Party

Albay

1st

Tomas Almonte Nacionalista

2nd

Carlos A. Imperial Progresista

3rd

Angel Roco Progresista

Ambos Camarines

1st

Tomas N. Arejola Nacionalista

2nd

Manuel Rey Nacionalista

3rd

Francisco Alvarez Nacionalista

Antique

Lone

Pedro V. Jimenez Progresista

Bataan

Lone

Jose M. Lerma Nacionalista

Batangas

1st

Felipe Agoncillo Independista

2nd

Eusebio Orense Nacionalista

3rd

Gregorio Katigbak Nacionalista

Bohol

1st

Candelario Borja Nacionalista

2nd

Jose A. Clarin Nacionalista

3rd

Eustaquio Boyles Nacionalista

Bulacan

1st

Aguedo Velarde Nacionalista

2nd

Leon Ma. Guerrero Nacionalista

Cagayan

1st

Pablo Guzman Progresista

2nd

Gabriel Lasam Progresista

Capiz

1st

Eugenio Picazo Nacionalista

2nd

Jose Altavas Nacionalista

3rd

Simeon Mobo Nacionalista

Cavite

Lone

Rafael Palma
Rafael Palma
1 Nacionalista

Emiliano Tria Tirona 2 Nacionalista

Cebu

1st

Celestino Rodriguez Nacionalista

2nd

Sergio Osmeña Nacionalista

3rd

Filemon Sotto Nacionalista

4th

Alejandro Ruiz Nacionalista

5th

Troadio Galicano Nacionalista

6th

Casiano Causing Nacionalista

7th

Pedro Rodriguez Nacionalista

Ilocos Norte

1st

Ireneo Javier Nacionalista

2nd

Baldomero Pobre Nacionalista

Ilocos Sur

1st

Vicente Singson Encarnacion Progresista

2nd

Maximino Mina Nacionalista

3rd

Juan Villamor Nacionalista

Iloilo

1st

Amando Avanceña Nacionalista

2nd

Nicolas Jalandoni Nacionalista

3rd

Salvador Laguda Progresista

4th

Adriano Hernandez Nacionalista

5th

Regino Dorillo Progresista

Isabela

Lone

Nicasio Claravall 3 Progresista

Dimas Guzman 4 Nacionalista

La Union

1st

Andres Asprer Nacionalista

2nd

Francisco Zandueta Progresista

Laguna

1st

Pedro A. Paterno Nacionalista

2nd

Crispin Oben Nacionalista

Leyte

1st

Quiremon Alkuino Nacionalista

2nd

Salvador K. Demeterio Nacionalista

3rd

Florentino Peñaranda Nacionalista

4th

Jaime C. de Veyra Nacionalista

Manila*

1st

Dominador Gomez 5 Nacionalista

Justo Lukban 6 Nacionalista

2nd

Fernando Ma. Guerrero Nacionalista

Mindoro

Lone

Macario Adriatico Nacionalista

Misamis

1st

Carlos Corrales Independista

2nd

Manuel Corrales Independista

Negros Occidental

1st

Antonio Jayme Nacionalista

2nd

Dionisio Mapa Nacionalista

3rd

Agustin Montilla Progresista

Negros Oriental

1st

Leopoldo Rovira Progresista

2nd

Vicente Locsin Progresista

Nueva Ecija

Lone

Isauro Gabaldon Nacionalista

Palawan

Lone

Santiago M. Patero Progresista

Pampanga

1st

Monico R. Mercado Nacionalista

2nd

Marcelino Aguas Nacionalista

Pangasinan

1st

Nicanor Padilla Independista

2nd

Deogracias Reyes Nacionalista

3rd

Juan Alvear Nacionalista

4th

Lorenzo Fenoy Nacionalista

5th

Matias Gonzales Independista

Rizal

1st

Cayetano Lukban Nacionalista

2nd

Bartolome Revilla Nacionalista

Samar

1st

Honorio Rosales Nacionalista

2nd

Luciano Sinko Nacionalista

3rd

Eugenio D. Daza Nacionalista

Sorsogon

1st

Vicente de Vera Nacionalista

2nd

Pedro Chavez Nacionalista

Surigao

Lone

Francisco Soriano Progresista

Tarlac

1st

Melecio Cojuangco 7 Progresista

2nd

Aurelio Pineda Progresista

Tayabas

1st

Manuel L. Quezon
Manuel L. Quezon
8 Nacionalista

2nd

Emiliano A. Gala Nacionalista

Zambales

Lone

Alberto Barretto Nacionalista

* Capital city ^1 Appointed as a member of the Philippine Commission
Philippine Commission
on July 1, 1908. ^2 Won the special election held on January 19, 1909. ^3 Unseated by the Assembly. ^4 Replaced Nicasio Claravall on January 20, 1908 and died in 1909. ^5 The votes he obtained were annulled on June 18, 1908. ^6 Won the special election held on August 11, 1908. ^7 Died in 1909. ^8 Elected as the Resident Commissioner to Washington on May 15, 1909.

Source: Philippine Assembly
Philippine Assembly
(1908). Official Directory of the First Philippine Legislature. Manila: Bureau of Printing.  See also[edit]

Congress of the Philippines Senate of the Philippines House of Representatives of the Philippines

References[edit]

^ Philippines
Philippines
- World Statesmen

Further reading[edit]

The Presidents of the Senate of the Republic of the Philippines. ISBN 971-8832-24-6.  Pobre, Cesar P. Philippine Legislature
Philippine Legislature
100 Years. ISBN 971-92245-0-9. 

External links[edit]

"List of Senators". Senate of the Philippines. Archived from the original on 2006-09-14. Retrieved 2006-09-16.  "The LAWPHi'L Project - Philippine Laws and Jurisprudence Databank". Arellano Law Foundation. Archived from the original on 1 September 2006. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 

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(1945) 2nd Congress of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
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(1946)

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