Butz Aquino

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Agapito A. Aquino
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1995
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Makati City's Second District
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2007
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Abigail Binay
Personal details
Born (1939-05-20) May 20, 1939 (age 76)
Manila, Philippines
Spouse(s) Popsy Mendez-Aquino
Children Roxanne M. Aquino

Jackie M. Aquino

Bobby M Aquino

Agapito Aquino Aquino (born May 20, 1939), more popularly known as Butz Aquino, is a former Senator of the Philippines[1] and congressman from Makati City. He was born to former senator Benigno Aquino, Sr., and Aurora Aquino-Aquino. He is the brother of former senators Benigno Aquino, Jr. and Tessie Aquino-Oreta. He is the uncle of President Benigno Aquino III.

Educational background[edit]

Government service[edit]

  • Representative 2nd District, Makati City: (1998–2007)
  • Minority Floor Leader January 2001 to June 2001
  • Deputy Speaker for Luzon November 2000 to January 2001
  • Senator (1987–1995)

Awards and recognitions[edit]

  • Most Outstanding Alumnus Award San Beda College
  • Most Outstanding Alumnus Award Mapua Institute of Technology
  • Most Outstanding Jaycee Senator
  • Various Cooperative Awards

Civic and other organizations[edit]

  • Pacific Asia Society (Philippines) Chairman
  • Pacific Asia Network International Member
  • National Cooperative Movement Past Chairman
  • Philippine Cooperative Center Past Chairman
  • August Twenty-One Movement (ATOM) Chairman Emeritus
  • Philippine Jaycees Past National President
  • International Jaycees Past Vice - President


He is president of ABBA Land Development co., Incorporated.


Television series[edit]

  • Palos (2008) - Mr. President of the Philippines


  1. ^ Axelrod-Contrada, Joan (September 1998). Women Who Led Nations. The Oliver Press, Inc. pp. 83–. ISBN 978-1-881508-48-9. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 

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