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Friday, February 5, 2010

The Term Of Atty. Miguel A. Anas

Atty. Miguel A. Anas  (Mayor  - 1968 – 1971; 1972 – January 9, 1974)

             Miguel A. Anas was born to the couple, Tiburcio Anas and Maria Alli in Barangay Buhay, Alimodian, Iloilo on May 8, 1921. He took up his primary education in San Antonio Primary School and his intermediate grades in Alimodian Central Elementary School.
            His parents at first wanted him to enroll at the Iloilo School of Arts and Trades but the young Miguel enrolled at the Iloilo High School.
            When the war broke out, Miguel was in the third year. After graduation from high school, he enrolled at Panay College for his Associate in Arts for it has been his ambition to be a lawyer.
             In 1948, Miguel was in the first year law proper at the Colegio de San Agustin when he showed keen interest in politics by campaigning for the candidacy of Patricio Confesor for congressman in the third district of Iloilo. After the victory of Confesor, Miguel Anas became the special clerk of Congressman Confesor.
            While he was working as a clerk in congress, he continued his studies at the Philippine Law School, where he graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Laws in 1952. He took the Bar Examination and passed it on January 25, 1954 with the rating of 80.41.
            On May 6, 1954 Atty. Anas married Lydia Ajeno of Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo. He was appointed Election Registrar of Sta. Barbara, Iloilo on November 2, 1954 and stayed in that position until December 19, 1965. President Macapagal appointed him Justice of the Peace Court of Badiangan, Iloilo and served in that position until January 22, 1966. Later he resigned and returned to his private practice. Later, he was again appointed Election Registrar of Sta. Barbara, Iloilo a position which he held until January 30, 1966. From July 1, 1966 to December 31, 1966, he was again on his private practice of law.
           On January 1, 1967 he was legal counsel of some seven operators of passenger trucks in the province of Iloilo.
           On November 14, 1967 he won as mayor of Alimodian and was sworn to office on January 1, 1968.


  1. He is indeed a "Man of Action" . . . I'm proud to be his daughter :-)

  2. Siya ba yung nakalaban ni Juan Ponce Enrile at nila Fidel Ramos? Para kasing pamilyar sakin ang pangalan ng tatay mo na si atty.Anas. Natira ba siya dati sa bayan ng sta.Maria Bulacan?


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