OCAMPO, Pablo, (1853 - 1925)


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OCAMPO, Pablo, a Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of the Philippine Islands; born in Manila, Manila Province, Luzon, Philippine Islands, January 25, 1853; attended Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila, P.I.; graduated from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, P.I., 1882; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1882; lawyer, private practice; Tondo District, Manila, P.I., prosecuting attorney, 1883-1884; secretary, Royal Court of Manila, P.I., 1885-1887; relator, supreme court of the Philippine Islands, 1887-1888; counsel, Philippines economic association, 1888-1890; member of the Malolos Congress and secretary of the Filipino Parliament; faculty, University of Malolos, Malolos, P.I., 1898; editor, La patria, Manila, P.I., 1899-1900; editor, Faro juridico y consultor de los jueces de paz, the first law publication on the Philippine Islands, 1907-1908; appointed by the Government of the Filipino Republic as its representative in Manila; elected as a Nacionalista to the Sixtieth Congress (November 22, 1907-May 11, 1909); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Sixty-first Congress in 1909; delegate, American Congress to the Interparliamentary Congress of Nations, Berlin, Germany, 1908; member of the second Philippine assembly; member of the Philippine independence mission to the United States in 1919; advisor and counsel to Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo from the time of his connection with the revolutionary government until 1925; died on February 5, 1925, in Manila, P.I.; interment at La Loma Cemetery, Manila, P.I.