BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 190
CREATING A COMMITTEE TO TAKE CHARGE OF THE CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL HEROES DAY ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 1952.
WHEREAS, the last Sunday of August of every year is National Heroes Day under Act No. 3827;
WHEREAS, it is advisable that the day be observed with appropriate ceremonies in the best traditions of our people;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ELPIDIO QUIRINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby create a Committee to take charge of the celebration of National Heroes Day on Sunday, August 31, 1953. The Committee shall be composed of the following:
|Hon. Cecilio Puton, Secretary of Education||Chairman|
|Dr. Leoncio S. Nonzon, President of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities||Vice-Chairman|
|General Emilio Aguinaldo, Associacion de los Veteranos de la Revolucion||Member|
|Judge Antonio Quirino, National Chairman, Confederation of Filipino Veterans||Member|
|Col. Jaime N. Ferrer, National Commander, Philippine Veterans Legion||Member|
|Hon. Jorge B. Vargas, President, Boy Scouts of the Philippines||Member|
|Mr. Faustino Aguilar, President, Kapatirang Alagad ni Bonifacio, Inc.||Member|
|Mrs. Concepcion R. Gonzales, President, Girl Scouts of the Philippines||Member|
|Mrs. Concepcion Henares, President, National Federation of Women’s Clubs||Member|
|Mr. Juan Nakpil, Supreme Commander, Knights of Rizal||Member|
|Col. Dionisio Ojeda, PEFTOK Commander, 10th BCT||Member|
|Dr. Patrocinio Valenzuela, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, University of the Philippines||Executive Secretary|
The Committee shall meet at the call of the Chairman, and for the purpose of discharging its functions, may create such sub-committee as may be necessary.
Done in the City of Manila, this 11th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-two, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the seventh.
(Sgd.) ELPIDIO QUIRINO
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) MARCIANO ROQUE
Acting Assistant Executive Secretary
Source: Presidential Museum and Library
Quirino, E. (1952). Administrative Order No. 190 : Creating a Committee to take charge of the Celebration of National Heroes day on Sunday, August 31, 1952. Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines, 48 (8), 3158-3159.