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|Estanislao A. Fernandez, Jr.|
|Regional Assemblyman from Region IV-A|
June 12, 1978 – June 5, 1984
|Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines|
October 19, 1973 – March 28, 1975
|Nominated by||Ferdinand Marcos|
|Minority leader of the Senate of the Philippines|
January 22, 1962 – December 30, 1965
|Preceded by||Ferdinand Marcos|
|Succeeded by||Ambrosio Padilla|
|Senator of the Philippines|
December 30, 1959 – December 30, 1965
|Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Laguna's' Second District|
July 9, 1945 – December 30, 1953
|Preceded by||Crisanto M. Guysayko|
|Succeeded by||Wenceslao R. Lagumbay|
March 28, 1910|
|Died||July 28, 1982(aged 72)|
|Political party||Liberal (1946-1978); KBL(1978-1984)|
|Alma mater||University of the Philippines College of Law|
Estanislao A. Fernandez, Jr. (March 28, 1910 – July 28, 1982) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. In college, hedistinguished himself as a debator and orator. In the practice of law, he earned wide reputation for championing "lost cases,"including a criminal case in Supreme Court of the United States.Married to Soledad Camello-Fernandez.
Early Life and Career
Fernandez was born at Liliw, Laguna. He studied law at the University of the Philippines College of Law and graduated in 1933. He passed the bar examinations in 1935.
In the Philippine national elections of 1941 Fernandez ran for representative of the Laguna's' Second District under the banner of Nacionalista and won. He was re-elected in 1946 and 1949 under the banner of Liberal. He ran for senator in the 1957 elections but lost. He was elected senator in 1959. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of the Philippines on October 19, 1973 as Associate Justice and served until retirement age.
In the Batasan, he was a member of the following committees: Foreign Affairs, Justice Human Rights and Good Government, Public Highways, Revision of laws, and Codes and Constitutional Amendments.