Delfín Jaranilla

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The Honourable
Delfín J. Jaranilla
Attorney General of Philippines
In office
July 1, 1927 – June 30, 1932
Secretary of Justice, Agriculture, and Commerce
In office
February 27, 1945 – July 12, 1945
Personal details
Born (1883-12-24)24 December 1883
La Paz, Iloilo, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died 1980
Philippines
Nationality Filipino
[1]
The judges at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East Ichigaya Court

Delfín J. Jaranilla (December 24, 1883 – 1980) served as a judge in the Philippines. He served as the Attorney General of the Philippines from 1927 to 1932, as part of the American colonial Insular Government.[2] He served as Secretary of Justice, Agriculture, and Commerce in 1945. After the conclusion of World War II, he was picked to serve as a Justice of the Philippines on the International Military Tribunal for the Far East.[2][3]

Personal[edit]

Delfín J. Jaranilla was born to Antonio Jaranilla and Juana Jebución on December 24, 1883 in La Paz, Iloilo.

In popular culture[edit]

Jaranilla was portrayed by Bert Matias in the NHK miniseries Tokyo Trial (2016).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Tokyo War Crimes Trial A Digital Exhibition". Archived from the original on 20 March 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Hon. Delfin J. Jaranilla, Attorney General, 1927 - 1932". Republic Of The Philippines, Office Of The Solicitor General. Archived from the original on April 30, 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Robert Cryer, Neil Boister, ed. (Sep 25, 2008). Documents on the Tokyo International Military Tribunal: Charter, Indictment, and Judgments, Volume 1. 1. Oxford University Press. pp. LV. ISBN 0199541922.