OFFICE Resident Commissioner
STATE Philippine Islands
POLITICAL PARTY none
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 75th (1937-1939), 76th (1939-1941), 77th (1941-1943), 78th (1943-1945)
Resident Commissioner Joaquin Miguel ELIZALDE Biography
ELIZALDE, Joaquin Miguel, a Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of the Philippines; born in Manila, Manila Province, Luzon, Philippine Islands, August 2, 1896; attended St. Joseph’s College, London, England; attended Dr. Schmidt’s Institute at St. Gallen, Switzerland; attended London School of Economics, London, England; industrialist; financier; economic advisor to President Manuel L. Quezon, 1937-1938; member of the Philippine national economic council 1937-1941, 1952-1953; member of the joint preparatory committee on Philippine affairs, 1936-1937; member of the Philippine council of state 1936-1941, 1952-1953; served in the Philippine Army; appointed as a Resident Commissioner to the Seventy-sixth Congress, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Resident Commissioner Quintin Paredes, and served until his resignation on August 9, 1944 (September 29, 1938-August 9, 1944); member of the war cabinet of President Manuel L. Quezon, 1941-1944; member of the board of governors of the International Monetary Fund and of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1946-1950; appointed ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States, 1946-1952; minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of the Philippines 1952-1953; economic adviser to the Philippine Mission at the United Nations, with rank of ambassador, 1956-1965; died on February 9, 1965, in Washington, D.C.; interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Carrollton Manor, Md. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
External Research Collections
Arizona State University Libraries Hayden Library Tempe, AZ Papers: In the Philippine Independence Collection, 1933-1946, 11 volumes. Persons represented include Joaquin M. Elizalde. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University Schlesinger Library Cambridge, MA Papers: In the Clare Helene Marshall Papers, 1939-1942, 1 folder. Persons represented include Joaquin M. Elizalde. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.
Joaquin Miguel ELIZALDE Committee Assignments
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