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Rodolfo Biazon

Rodolfo Biazon 03Rodolfo “Pong” Gaspar Biazon (born April 14, 1935) is a politician in the Philippines. He is currently a Senator. He was elected Senator in the 1992 election for a term of 3 years. He was elected to his first six-year term in the 1998 election, and was re-elected in the 2004 election.

Biazon was born on April 14, 1935 in Batac City, Ilocos Norte. His father Rufino Biazon, was a doughmaker then, while his mother Juliana Gaspar, was a clotheswasher. His father died and left him along with his mother and three younger sisters when he was seven years old. At a young age of eight, he and his sisters had already experienced hardship, especially during the Japanese regime. Living in a makeshift shanty in Cavite, they had to peddle food, collected bottles and newspapers, which were later sold in order to earn a living for the family. In spite of their condition, it did not stop him from obtaining his education.

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  • Name : Rodolfo “Pong” Gaspar Biazon
  • Birthday :  April 14, 193
  • Birthplace : Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
  • Residence : Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila
  • Political party : Liberal Party (2004—)
  • Other political affiliations : Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (1992-2004)
  • Schools Attended :
    • Elementary education, Jose Rizal Elementary School, Pasay City, Slutatorian (1946)
    • High school education, Jose Abad Santos High School, Arellano University, Pasay City (1955)
    • Mechanical engineering, FEATI
    • Philippine Military Academy Class of 1961
    • TOP Management Program, Asian Institute of Management
    • Command and General Staff Course, Quantico, Virginia, U.S.
    • Crisis Program, California, U.S.
    • Allied Combat Intelligence Course, Okinawa, Japan
    • Senior Officer Maintenance Course, Kentucky, U.S.
    • Amphibious Warfare Course, Quantico, Virginia, U.S.
    • Military Instructors, Norfolk, Virginia, United States
  • Spouse : Monserrat Bunoan-Biazon
  • Children : 3
    • Rita Rosanna Biazon
    • Rino Rudiyardo Biazon
    • Rozzano Rufino Biazon
  • Profession : Mechanical Engineer; Politician
  • Religion : Roman Catholic

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