YANGCO, Teodoro R., (1861 - 1939)


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YANGCO, Teodoro R., a Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of the Philippine Islands; born in San Antonio, Zambales Province, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on November 9, 1861; attended local schools; B.A., Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, P.I., 1880; attended University of Santo Tomas, Manila, P.I., 1880-1881; studied business in Madrid, Spain, 1881-1882; attended Ealing College, London, England, 1882-1886; clerk; business manager; business owner; director, Philippines national bank; president, Philippine chamber of commerce; philanthropist; elected as a Nacionalista to the Sixty-fifth Congress to a three-year term and served until his resignation on February 7, 1920 (January 10, 1917-February 7, 1920); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920; resumed his former business activities in Manila, P.I., until his death on April 20, 1939; interment at Cementerio del Norte, Manila, P.I.