Trinidad Roxas

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Trinidad Roxas
Trinidad Roxas (Malacanang photo).jpg
5th First Lady of the Philippines
In office
May 28, 1946 – April 18, 1948
President Manuel Roxas
Preceded by Esperanza Osmeña
Succeeded by Victoria Quirino-Delgado
Personal details
Born Trinidad de León
(1900-10-04)October 4, 1900
San Miguel, Bulacan, Philippine Islands
Died June 20, 1995(1995-06-20) (aged 94)
Philippines
Spouse(s) Manuel Roxas
Children Gerardo Roxas
Ruby Roxas
Religion Roman Catholicism

Trinidad de León-Roxas (born Trinidad Roura de León; October 4, 1900 – June 20, 1995[1]) was the wife of Philippine President Manuel Roxas and the fifth First Lady of the Philippines. They were married in 1921 and had two children, Ruby and Gerardo (Gerry).

As the country's first lady during the post-war years, De León-Roxas got involved in various charitable organizations such as the White Cross and the Girl Scouts of the Philippines and restored the annual Malacañang Christmas gift-giving begun prior to World War II. The annual gift-giving has become a tradition to this day.

De León-Roxas died on June 20, 1995.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Esperanza Osmeña
First Lady of the Philippines
1946–1948
Succeeded by
Victoria Syquia Quirino