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GUEVARA, Pedro, a Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of the Philippine
Islands; born in Santa Cruz, Laguna Province, Luzon, Philippine Islands,
February 23, 1879; attended local schools and Ateneo Municipal de Manila
University, Manila, P.I.; graduated from Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila,
P.I., 1896; studied law at La Jurisprudencia, Manila, P.I., and passed bar in
1909; Philippine Army, 1896-1901; officer, Philippine Constabulary, c.
1901-1906; journalist; newspaper editor; lawyer, private practice; San Felipe
Neri, P.I., municipal councillor, 1907-1909; member of the Philippine assembly,
1909-1915; member of the Philippine senate, 1916-1922; chair of the Philippine
delegation to the Far Eastern Bar Conference at Peking (Beijing), China, 1921;
elected as a Nacionalista to the Sixty-eighth Congress for a three-year term,
reelected to three succeeding terms, and served until his resignation on
October 1, 1935 (February 17, 1923-October 1, 1935); died on January 19, 1938,
in Manila, P.I.; interment at Cementerio del Norte, Manila, P.I.