Quintin Babila “Ting” Paredes

Quintin Babila “Ting” Paredes

Birth
Bangued, Abra Province, Cordillera, Philippines
Death 30 Jan 1973 (aged 88)
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 21742057 · View Source
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Philippine Statesman. He graduated from Manila's Escuela de Leyes (School of Laws) with Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Master's degrees and became an attorney in 1907. He served as a prosecutor in Manila from 1908 to 1917, and faculty member and Dean of Manila's Escuela de Derecho, the first Filipino law school, from 1913 to 1917. Paredes was Solicitor General from 1917 to 1918, Attorney General from 1918 to 1920, and Secretary of Justice from 1920 to 1921. He served in the Philippines House of Representatives from 1925 to 1935, and was Speaker from 1929 to 1931 and in 1934. He became a member of the Assembly when the legislature was reorganized in 1935. A Nationalist, in 1935 he was appointed Resident Commissioner to the US House of Representatives, and served from February, 1936 until his resignation in September, 1938. Paredes was again a member of the Assembly in 1938, and served as Majority Leader. He was elected to the Philippines Senate for the 1941 to 1945 term, but the body did not meet because of Japan's World War II occupation. After the Philippines became independent in 1946 Paredes served in the House of Representatives from 1946 to 1949. He won a Senate seat in 1950, holding office until 1961 and serving as Senate President in 1952. Paredes then practiced law and was President of the General Bank and Trust Company. He retired in 1969 and lived in Manila and his hometown of Bangued, in Abra Province.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 24 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21742057
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Quintin Babila “Ting” Paredes (9 Sep 1884–30 Jan 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21742057, citing Manila North Cemetery, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Find A Grave .