EMILIO P. VIRATA (1890 – ? )

FORMER Representative Emilio P. Virata, the author of the changing the name of San Francisco de Malabon to General Trias, was designated acting governor...

RAMON SAMONTE (1935 – 1940)

RAMON SAMONTE was the first governor of Cavite under the Commonwealth government. He rose to the position of chief executive of the province step...

PEDRO F. ESPIRITU (1931 – 1934)

PEDRO F. ESPIRITU, the ninth governor of Cavite, was for 14 years 1921 through 1935, the pillar of the opposition in Cavite politics. A...

FABIAN PUGEDA (1925 – 1931)

As the eighth governor of Cavite during the American regime, Fabian Pugeda served for two terms, 1925-1931. An efficient and resourceful administrator, he earned...

RAYMUNDO C. JECIEL (1922 – 1925)

THE seventh governor of Cavite under the American regime, Raymundo Jeciel, had been a delegate to the Malolos Congress and a colonel of the...

LUIS O. FERRER SR. (1919 – 1921)

LUIS O. FERRER, SR. was the sixth governor of Cavite under the American regime. He was the first of the father-son tandem to govern...

ANTERO S. SORIANO (1912 – 1919)

GOVERNOR of Cavite at the age of 26, senator at 34, and representative of Cavite's lone district at 39 – that was the political...

TOMAS MASCARDO (1910 – 1912)

He had fought the Spaniards since the beginning of the Philippine Revolution. He had also been wounded and cited several times for gallantry in...

LEONARDO R. OSORIO (1908 – 1909)

LEONARDO R. OSORIO, the third governor of Cavite during the American regime, belonged to the old school of Filipino public officials who spent their...

LOUIS J. VAN SCHAICK (1905 – 1907)

A VETERAN of Spanish-American War, Col. Louis J. Van Schaick was the only American to be appointed governor of Cavite. He served for two...