Matias Defensor Jr.

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Matias Defensor
Member of Philippine House of Representatives from Quezon City's 3rd congressional district
In office
June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2010
Preceded byMa. Theresa Defensor
Succeeded byJorge John B. Banal Jr.
Personal details
Matias Defensor

(1943-09-23) September 23, 1943 (age 79)
Political partyIndependent (2015–present)
Other political
UNA (2012–2015)
Lakas-CMD (2003–2012)
SpouseFlorence T. Defensor
ChildrenMike Defensor
Ma. Theresa Defensor

Matias Defensor (born September 23, 1943) is a Filipino politician. A member of Lakas CMD, he represented the 3rd District of Quezon City in the House of Representatives of the Philippines for two terms from 2004 to 2010. He failed to win a third term as 2010 Elections, losing to Jorge Banal. He ran again for the same position in the 2013 elections but lost.

He is married to Florence Defensor. He is the father of Mike Defensor and Ma. Theresa Defensor, both former congressmen of the same district he represented. Mike represented the district for two terms (1995-1998 and 1998-2001) while Ma. Theresa for one term (2001-2004).

He graduated from University of the Philippines College of Law.


House of Representatives of the Philippines
Preceded by
Ma. Theresa Defensor
Member of the House of Representatives
from Quezon City's 3rd district

Succeeded by
Jorge Banal Jr.