Butz Aquino

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Agapito A. Aquino II
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
Manila, Philippines
Died August 17, 2015(2015-08-17) (aged 76)
San Juan City
Spouse(s) Popsy Mendez-Aquino
Relations Servillano Aquino (grandfather)
Benigno Aquino Jr. (brother)
Tessie Aquino-Oreta (sister)
Corazon Aquino (sister-in-law)
Benigno S. Aquino III (nephew)
Bam Aquino (nephew)
Children Roxanne M. Aquino
Jackie M. Aquino
Bobby M. Aquino
Kiko F. Aquino
Kat F. Aquino

Agapito Aquino (May 20, 1939 – August 17, 2015), more popularly known as Butz Aquino, was a Senator of the Philippines[1] and congressman from Makati City. He was born to former senator Benigno Aquino, Sr., and Aurora Aquino-Aquino. He was the brother of former senators Benigno Aquino, Jr. and Tessie Aquino-Oreta, as well as the uncle of President Benigno Aquino III as well as Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino IV.

Educational background[edit]

Government service[edit]

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

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]

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

Business[edit]

in the 70's and 80's, Aquino was the President of Mofire Fiberglass Inc.

Later he became president of ABBA Land Development co., Incorporated.

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

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

Death[edit]

Butz Aquino died on August 17, 2015 while confined at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center, cited "natural causes", according to his nephew, Senator Bam Aquino. He was 76.[2]

References[edit]

  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. 
  2. ^ "Ex-senator ‘Butz’ Aquino is dead, says Sen. Bam Aquino". Philippine Daily Inquirer. August 17, 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-17. 

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