De La Salle University Publishing House (DLSUPH)


Authors: Marcial P. Lichauco and
Carlos L. Quirino

Published and distributed by:
De La Salle University (DLSU) Publishing House, 2012
ISBN 978-971-555-559-3
180 pages
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Book Description About the Authors    

Marcial P. Lichauco, (November 27, 1902 – March 4, 1971), was the youngest son of Don Faustino Lichauco, a successful merchant and a member of Emilio Aguinaldo's Revolutionary Junta. Marcial was a precocious young lad. Unusual for his time, he received his early education at the Central School, a school set up for Americans. Graduating at the top of his class, he entered Harvard University at the age of sixteen, and became the first Filipino to graduate from the Harvard College in 1923. He subsequently went to Harvard Law School, graduating in 1926.

Carlos L. Quirino (January 14, 1910 – May 20, 1999) was a historian, a lawyer and a soldier. He received his primary and high school education at De La Salle College. In 1931, after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, he embarked on a career as a writer. He wrote the first biography of President Manuel L. Quezon, Quezon, Man of Destiny, which was published in 1935. His prizewinning biography of Jose Rizal, The Great Malayan, was written in 1938.

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