4th Philippine Legislature

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Joint session of Philippine Legislature, Manila. November 15, 1916
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The Fourth Philippine Legislature was the meeting of the legislature of the Philippine Islands under the sovereign control of the United States from October 16, 1916 to March 8, 1919.

Sessions[edit]

  • First Regular Session: October 16, 1916– February 8, 1917
    • First Special Session: February 12 – February 22, 1917
  • Second Regular Session: October 16, 1917 – February 8, 1918
    • Second Special Session: September 30 – October 2, 1918
  • Third Regular Session: October 7, 1918 – February 8, 1919
    • Third Special Session: March 1 – March 8, 1919

Legislation[edit]

The Fourth Philippine Legislature passed a total of 204 laws (Act Nos. 2665 – 2868)

Major legislation[edit]

Leadership[edit]

Philippine Senate[edit]

  • President of the Senate
Manuel L. Quezon (Nacionalista, Fifth District)
  • Majority Floor Leader:
Francisco F. Villanueva (Nacionalista, Seventh District)

House of Representatives[edit]

  • Speaker of the House of Representatives
Sergio Osmeña (Nacionalista, 2nd District Cebu)

Members[edit]

Philippine Senate[edit]

District Senator Party
1st District   Vicente Singson Encarnacion
Progresista
  Juan Villamor
Nacionalista
2nd District   Aquilino Calvo1
Nacionalista
  Pedro Ma. Sison
Nacionalista
3rd District   Isauro Gabaldon
Nacionalista
  Francisco Tongio Liongson
Nacionalista
4th District   Pedro Guevara
Nacionalista
  Rafael Palma
Nacionalista
5th District   Vicente Ilustre
Independent
  Manuel L. Quezon
Nacionalista
6th District   Mario Guarina
Nacionalista
  Leoncio Imperial
Nacionalista
7th District   Jose Altavas
Nacionalista
  Francisco F. Villanueva
Nacionalista
8th District   Espiridion Guanco
Nacionalista
  Manuel Lopez
Nacionalista
9th District   Esteban Singson
Nacionalista
  Jose Ma. Veloso
Nacionalista
10th District   Mario Guarina
Nacionalista
  Leoncio Imperial
Nacionalista
11th District   Nicolas Capistrano
Nacionalista
  Jose A. Clarin
Nacionalista
12th District   Hadji Butu
Nacionalista
  Joaquin D. Luna
Nacionalista
^1 Resigned on February 1, 1917. Replaced by Matias Gonzales who was elected in a special election held on May 5, 1917.

House of Representatives[edit]

Province District Representative
Albay
1st
Domingo Diaz
2nd
Jose O. Vera
3rd
Tomas Luna
Ambos Camarines
1st
Gonzalo S. Escalante
2nd
Manuel Rey
3rd
Sulpicio V. Cea
Antique
Lone
Ramon Maza
Bataan
Lone
Maximino de los Reyes
Batanes
Lone
Juan G. Castillejos
Batangas
1st
Galicano Apacible
2nd
Pablo Borbon
3rd
Benito Reyes Katigbak
Bohol
1st
Celestino Gallares
2nd
Macario Lumain
3rd
Filomena Caseñas OrbetaOrbeta-Casenas Clan
Bulacan
1st
Mariano Escueta
2nd
Ricardo Gonzales Lloret
Cagayan
1st
Vicente T. Fernandez
2nd
Miguel Concepcion Nava
Capiz
1st
Antonio Belo
2nd
Leopoldo Mobo Alba
3rd
Leonardo Festin
Cavite
Lone
Emiliano Tria Tirona
Cebu
1st
Jose Hernaez
2nd
Sergio Osmeña
3rd
Vicente Urgello
4th
Alejandro Ruiz
5th
Mariano Jesús Cuenco
6th
Miguel Raffiñan
7th
Tomas Alonzo
Ilocos Norte
1st
Vicente T. Llanes
2nd
Melchor Flor
Ilocos Sur
1st
Alberto Reyes
2nd
Ponciano Morales
3rd
Eustaquio Purugganan
Iloilo
1st
Jose M. Arroyo
2nd
Cresenciano Lozano
3rd
Nicanor Gregorius
4th
Tiburcio Lutero
5th
Juan de Leon
Isabela
Lone
Mauro Verzosa
La Union
1st
Juan T. Lucero
2nd
Valerio M. Fontanilla
Laguna
1st
Feliciano Gomez
2nd
Crisanto M. Guysayko
Leyte
1st
Manuel Veloso
2nd
Dalmacio Costas
3rd
Segundo Apostol
4th
Ruperto Kapunan
Manila
1st
Antonio Montenegro
2nd
Luciano de la Rosa
Mindanao and Sulu
1st
Rafael Acuña
2nd
Datu Piang
3rd
Teodoro Palma Gil
4th
Datu Benito
5th
Pablo Lorenzo
Mindoro
Lone
Mariano P. Leuterio
Misamis
1st
Gregorio Borromeo
2nd
Ramon B. Neri
Mountain Province
1st
Juan Cariño
2nd
Rafael Bulayungan
3rd
Valentin Manglapus
Negros Occidental
1st
Lope B. Severino
2nd
Rafael R. Alunan
3rd
Gil Montilla
Negros Oriental
1st
Restituto Villegas
2nd
Felipe Tayko
Nueva Ecija
Lone
Isidoro Gonzales
Nueva Vizcaya
Lone
Wenceslao Valera
Palawan
Lone
Manuel Sandoval
Pampanga
1st
Eduardo Gutierrez David
2nd
Pedro Abad Santos
Pangasinan
1st
Modesto Sison
2nd
Aquilino Banaag
3rd
Alejandro de Guzman
4th
Teodoro I. Gomez
5th
Bernabe de Guzman
Rizal
1st
Arcadio Santos
2nd
Eugenio Santos
Samar
1st
Pedro K. Mendiola
2nd
Pastor Salazar
3rd
Jose Lugay Raquel
Sorsogon
1st
Manuel Escudero
2nd
Amancio Aguilar
Surigao
Lone
Eusebio Tiongko
Tarlac
1st
Luis Morales
2nd
Cayetano Rivera
Tayabas
1st
Alfonso M. Recto
2nd
Gregorio Nieva
Zambales
Lone
Guillermo F. Pablo

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library
  • The Presidents of the Senate of the Republic of the Philippines. ISBN 971-8832-24-6. 
  • Pobre, Cesar P. Philippine Legislature 100 Years. ISBN 971-92245-0-9.