Trinidad Roxas

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Trinidad Roxas
First Lady of the Philippines
In office
May 28, 1946 – April 18, 1948
Preceded by Esperanza Osmeña
Succeeded by Victoria Quirino-Delgado
Personal details
Born (1900-10-04)October 4, 1900
Died June 20, 1995(1995-06-20) (aged 94)
Spouse(s) Manuel Roxas
Religion Roman Catholicism

Trinidad de León-Roxas (born Trinidad Roura de León; October 4, 1900 – June 20, 1995[1]) was the wife of Philippine President Manuel Roxas and the fifth First Lady of the Philippines. They were married in 1921 and had two children, Ruby and Gerardo (Gerry).

As the country's first lady during the post-war years, De León-Roxas got involved in various charitable organizations such as the White Cross[disambiguation needed] and the Girl Scouts of the Philippines and restored the annual Malacañang Christmas gift-giving begun prior to World War II. The annual gift-giving has become a tradition to this day.

De León-Roxas died on June 20, 1995.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Esperanza Osmeña
First Lady of the Philippines
1946–1948
Succeeded by
Victoria Syquia Quirino