Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Justice Roberto Regala

Today in Philippine History (Philatelic Edition):
JUNE 7, 1897
Roberto Regala (June 7, 1897 - 1979) was born in Bacolor, Pampanga. He finished Bachelor of Arts and Law at the University of the Philippines and took up Doctorate in Civil Laws at Yale University and Special Studies in Constitutional Law and International Law at the University of Chicago, Oxford University and Sorbonne, Paris. 

He was the Department of Interior Technical Assistant, Public Service Commission Secretary, Department of Justice Chief Legal and Ambassador. Pres. Diosdado Macapagal appointed him Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
(Design, concept, stamps and research: Richard Allan Uy)

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