Ople, Blas

Portrait
Born: Feb 03, 1927 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Filipino
Categories: Senator


1927 - Born on the 3rd of February in Hagonoy, Bulacan.

1941 - He graduated valedictorian in the grade school at the Hagonoy Elementary School.

1948 - He finished his high school at the Far Eastern University.

       - He pursued a degree in liberal arts at the Educational Center of Asia (formerly Quezon College) in Manila.

1954 - He joined the government as special assistant to the Secretary of Labor and technical assistant on labor and agrarian affairs.

1965 - He was appointed as Social Security Commissioner by President Ferdinand E. Marcos.

1967 - He became the Philippine Secretary (Minister) of Labor and Employment.

1978 - He was elected member of the Interim Batasang Pambansa representing Central Luzon.

1986 - He served as political campaign manager of President Marcos in Snap Elections.

1999 - He became the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

2002 - He was appointed by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as a Secretary of Foreign Affairs.

2003 - He died on the 14th of December, at the age of 76.
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