Asuncion A. Perez

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Asunción Arriola-Pérez (August 15, 1895 – 1967) was a Filipino government official. She became a social worker for the Red Cross in 1924[1] and held such positions as Executive Secretary of the Associated Charities of Manila and the Red Cross.[2] She and her husband were arrested and detained in Fort Santiago in 1944. Her husband was later executed by the Japanese. She was a former administrator of Social Welfare from 1948 to 1953. She was also one of the original board of trustees of the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement.[3] She founded the Children's Garden of the Philippines in 1954.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Anthem Philatelist: Asuncion Arriola-Perez on Stamps". vincemd.blogspot.com. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Asuncion Arriola-Perez on Philippine Stamps". topicalphilippines.com. Retrieved February 20, 2018. 
  3. ^ Flavier, Juan M., Doctor to the Barrios, page 6.