Isauro GABALDON, Congress, PI (1875-1942)


GABALDON, Isauro, a Resident Commissioner from the Philippine Islands; born in San Isidoro, Nueva Ecija, Philippine Islands, December 8, 1875; attended the public schools in Tebar, Spain, and the Colleges Quintanar del Rey and Villa Nueva de la Jara, Cuenca, Spain; studied law in the Universidad Central, Madrid, Spain, and was graduated from the Universidad Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippine Islands, in 1900; practiced law from 1903 to 1906; Governor of the Province of Nueva Ecija in 1906 and 1912-1916; member of the Philippine house of representatives 1907-1911; served in the Philippine senate 1916-1919; elected as a Nationalist a Resident Commissioner to the United States in 1920; reelected in 1923 and 1925, and served from March 4, 1920, until his resignation effective July 16, 1928, having been nominated for election to the Philippine house of representatives; had also been elected in 1925 as a member of the Philippine house of representatives, but did not qualify, preferring to continue as Commissioner; died in Manila, Philippine Islands, December 21, 1942; interment in North Cemetery in Manila.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present