Florencio Miraflores

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Florencio Miraflores
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Aklan's Lone District
In office
June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2013
Preceded by Gabrielle V. Calizo-Quimpo
Succeeded by Teodorico T. Haresco, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1951-07-01) July 1, 1951 (age 63)
Nationality Filipino
Political party Liberal Party (Philippines)
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholic

Florencio T. Miraflores (born July 1, 1951) is a Filipino politician. "Joeben" was born in Ibajay, Aklan to parents Dr. Jose Conlu Miraflores and Eusebia Tumbocon. He is married to Ma. Lourdes Villanueva Martin. He graduated valedictorian at St. Clement's College, Iloilo and finished Industrial and Management Engineering at De La Salle University. He was mayor of Ibajay from 1988–1995, and Governor of Aklan from 1995-2004.[1]

A member of the KAMPI party, he has been elected to two terms as a Member of the House of Representatives, representing the Lone District of Aklan. First elected in 2004, he was re-elected in 2007 and 2010.

On June 29, 2008, Miraflores was rushed to a hospital in Kalibo, Aklan after complaining of chest pains and difficulty in breathing; initial tests indicated that his heartbeat was irregular.[2] At the time he was stricken ill, Miraflores had been engaged in relief operations for his province, which had been devastated by Typhoon Fengshen.[2]

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He voted in favor of the Constitutional Assembly which was strongly opposed by majority of the Philippine population.

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  1. ^ geocities.com, Profile
  2. ^ a b Nestor P. Burgos, Jr. (2008-06-29). "Aklan Rep. Miraflores rushed to hospital". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2008-06-29. 
House of Representatives of the Philippines
Preceded by
Gabrielle V. Calizo
Representative, Lone District of Aklan
2004–2013
Succeeded by
Teodorico T. Haresco, Jr.

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