Monthly Archives: June 2016

Mario Guariña (Sorsogon Governor – 1910 to 1912 and 1913 to 1916)

Mario Guarina was born in Casiguran. He was a senator for the Bicol region and worked hard during his term of the development of the fiber industry, especially for Sorsogon. Source: p479 Philippines: A History of the Bikol Region, Jaime … Continue reading

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Bernardino Monreal (Sorsogon Governor – 1908 to 1909)

Bernardino Monreal of Casiguran is a physician by profession. He has the distinction of the first elected Provincial Governor of Sorsogon under the American Regim e after Sorsogon had acquired its independence from Albay as a province. Among the major … Continue reading

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Jose P. Zurbito (Sorsogon Governor – 1917 to 1919)

Provincial Library. Among the Bikol Politicians, Jose Zurbito stands as one whose records could be considereed very outstanding. He was twice elected as Member of the Philippine Assembly: 1909-1912, and 1913-1916 of Sorsogon; 1916-1918, then Governor of Masbate; in 1919-1924, … Continue reading

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