Who was Aurora Aragon Quezon?

Aurora Aragon Quezon, was the wife of President Manuel L. Quezon (1935 to 1944).

  • She was born on February 19, 1888 in Baler.
  • Her maiden name was Aurora Antonia Aragón y Molina.
  • She was the first Chairman of the Philippine Red Cross in 1947.
  • Together with her daughter and son-in-law on the way to Baler, they were assassinated along with 10 other companions. She was 61.
  • Her remains are buried in Quezon Memorial in Quezon City.
  • The Aurora Boulevard in Quezon City was named after her.

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