Teofisto Guingona III
|Teofisto Guingona III|
|Senator of the Philippines|
June 30, 2010
|Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bukidnon's Second District|
June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2010
|Preceded by||Berthobal Ancheta|
|Succeeded by||Florencio Flores, Jr.|
|Born||Teofisto de Lara Guingona III
April 19, 1959
|Political party||Liberal Party|
|Spouse(s)||Ma. Victoria Garcia|
|Relations||Teofisto Guingona, Jr. (father) Ruth de Lara (mother)|
|Children||Roberto "Bobby" G. Guingona|
Representative of 2nd District, Bukidnon
Guingona ran for senator under the Liberal Party lineup. His advocacy is to protect the government funds from corrupt officials, conveying his tag line, "Galit sa buwaya!" (Angry at crocodiles.). Guingona placed 12th in the senatorial slate. He took oath on June 30, 2010.
He is the chairman of the Senate Committee on Accountability of Public Officers & Investigations (Blue Ribbon); Peace, Unification & Reconciliation and the Oversight Committee on Anti-Money Laundering.
He is married to Attorney Ma. Victoria Garcia and has one son Roberto (Bobby). His father, Teofisto Guingona, Jr., was the 13th Vice President of the Philippines, serving from 2001 to 2004, and a former Senator, serving from 1998 to 2001. His grandfather, Teofisto Guingona, Sr., was a former assemblyman, senator, judge and commissioner of Mindanao and Sulu during the American period
- "Member Information: Teofisto Guingona III". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved 2008-03-05.
Berthobal R. Ancheta
|Representative, 2nd District of Bukidnon
June 30, 2004–June 30, 2010
Florencio T. Flores, Jr.
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