Manuel Roxas Ancestral House

Manuel Roxas Ancestral House

Manuel Roxas was inducted into office as President having been elected on April 23, 1946. Roxas took his oath of office in a temporary structure built near the ruins of the Legislative Building.

Manuel Roxas was inducted into office as President having been elected on April 23, 1946. Roxas took his oath of office in a temporary structure built near the ruins of the Legislative Building.

PHOTO: Manuel Roxas as a Japanese prisoner of war in Malaybalay, Bukidnon, circa 1942. http://malacanang.gov.ph/presidents/third-republic/manuel-roxas …

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PHOTO: Manuel Roxas as a Japanese prisoner of war in Malaybalay, Bukidnon, circa 1942. http://malacanang.gov.ph/presidents/third-republic/manuel-roxas …

Roxas Boulevard mid 1930s Formerly known as Dewey Boulevard,Originally called Cavite Boulevard,it was renamed Dewey Boulevard in honor of the American Admiral George Dewey, who under his command defeated the Spanish navy in the Battle of Manila Bay in 1898. The boulevard was again renamed to "Heiwa Boulevard" in late 1941 during Japanese Home Rule and Roxas Boulevard in the 1960s to honor President Manuel Roxas, the fifth president of the Republic of Philippines.

Roxas Boulevard mid 1930s Formerly known as Dewey Boulevard,Originally called Cavite Boulevard,it was renamed Dewey Boulevard in honor of the American Admiral George Dewey, who under his command defeated the Spanish navy in the Battle of Manila Bay in 1898. The boulevard was again renamed to "Heiwa Boulevard" in late 1941 during Japanese Home Rule and Roxas Boulevard in the 1960s to honor President Manuel Roxas, the fifth president of the Republic of Philippines.

One of the last pictures of President Manuel Roxas (first from left) at Clark Air Base, Pampanga. Via Wikimedia Commons.

One of the last pictures of President Manuel Roxas (first from left) at Clark Air Base, Pampanga. Via Wikimedia Commons.

April 25, 1948: President Aguinaldo with veterans of the Revolution at the funeral of President Manuel Roxas.  ... #philippine history #history

April 25, 1948: President Aguinaldo with veterans of the Revolution at the funeral of President Manuel Roxas. ... #philippine history #history

Follow the political life of Manuel Roxas, the first president of the Philippines as a fully independent nation, on Biography.com.

Follow the political life of Manuel Roxas, the first president of the Philippines as a fully independent nation, on Biography.com.

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