Estanislao Fernandez

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Estanislao A. Fernandez, Jr.
Regional Assemblyman from Region IV-A
In office
June 12, 1978 – June 5, 1984
88th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
In office
October 19, 1973 – March 28, 1975
Nominated by Ferdinand Marcos
Minority leader of the Senate of the Philippines[1]
In office
January 22, 1962 – December 30, 1965
President Diosdado Macapagal
Preceded by Ferdinand Marcos
Succeeded by Ambrosio Padilla
Senator of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1959 – December 30, 1965
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Laguna's' Second District
In office
July 9, 1945 – December 30, 1953
Preceded by Crisanto M. Guysayko
Succeeded by Wenceslao R. Lagumbay
Personal details
Born Estanislao A. Fernandez
(1910-03-28)March 28, 1910
Liliw, Laguna, Philippine Islands
Died July 28, 1982(1982-07-28) (aged 72)
Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Political party Liberal (1946-1978); KBL(1978-1984)
Other political
Nacionalista (1941-1946)
Spouse(s) Soledad Camello
Alma mater University of the Philippines College of Law
Occupation Lawyer

Estanislao A. Fernandez, Jr. (March 28, 1910 – July 28, 1982) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. In college, hedistinguished himself as a debator and orator. In the practice of law, he earned wide reputation for championing "lost cases,"including a criminal case in Supreme Court of the United States.Married to Soledad Camello-Fernandez.[2]

Early Life and Career[edit]

Fernandez was born at Liliw, Laguna. He studied law at the University of the Philippines College of Law and graduated in 1933. He passed the bar examinations in 1935.

Political career[edit]

In the Philippine national elections of 1941 Fernandez ran for representative of the Laguna's' Second District under the banner of Nacionalista and won. He was re-elected in 1946 and 1949 under the banner of Liberal. He ran for senator in the 1957 elections but lost. He was elected senator in 1959. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of the Philippines on October 19, 1973 as Associate Justice and served until retirement age.

In the Batasan, he was a member of the following committees: Foreign Affairs, Justice Human Rights and Good Government, Public Highways, Revision of laws, and Codes and Constitutional Amendments.

He was elected Regional Mambabatas Pambansa from Region IV-A in 1978 under the Banner of Kilusang Bagong Lipunan


  1. ^ 5th Congress of the Philippines#Senate
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-09-14. Retrieved 2006-09-16. 

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