Oscar L. Gozos

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Oscar L. Gozos
Mayor of Lipa City
In office
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
Preceded by Vilma Santos-Recto
Succeeded by Meynardo A. Sabili
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Batangas' 4th District
In office
June 30, 2001 – June 30, 2007
Preceded by Ralph Recto
Succeeded by Mark Llandro Mendoza
Personal details
Born ( 1950-09-12) September 12, 1950 (age 66)
Philippines Rosario, Batangas
Nationality Filipino
Political party Lakas-CMD
Spouse(s) Nilda Mercado
Alma mater University of the Philippines
Occupation Lawyer
Profession Politician,
Religion Roman Catholic

Oscar Gozos is a Filipino politician who is serving as Mayor of Lipa City, Batangas until June 30, 2010. He was born on September 12, 1950 in Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Rosario, Batangas. He is married to Nilda Mercado.


He was salutatorian when he finished his elementary in Our Lady of Rosary Academy in Lipa City, Batangas on 1961. Since he studied in a Catholic school in his elementary days, he decided to enter a seminary for his high school. He finished high school in St. Francis de Sales Seminary in Lipa City. He took up AB Political Science in University of the Philippines. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the same university in 1976.


After becoming a lawyer he became a managing partner of Gozos, Marquez, De Jesus, Linatoc Law Offices. He was also an original partner for Manalo Puno Gozos and Mendoza Law Offices.[1]

Past government positions [2][edit]

Year Office Position
2001–2007 House of Representatives Representative, 4th District of Batangas
1995–2001 Office of the Provincial Prosecutor Chief Provincial Prosecutor
1988–1992 Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Batangas Province Provincial Board Member
1987 Presidential Commission on Good Government Fiscal Agent
1986 City of Lipa Acting City Administrator
1978–1979 Office of the City Fiscal, Batangas City Special Counsel
1971 Constitutional Convention Researcher



Political offices
Preceded by
Vilma Santos-Recto
Mayor of Lipa City, Batangas
2007 – 2010
Succeeded by
Meynardo A. Sabili
House of Representatives of the Philippines
Preceded by
Ralph Recto
Representative, 4th District of Batangas
2001 – 2007
Succeeded by
Mark L. Mendoza