Senate of the Philippines

List of Senators

1916-1919 Fourth Legislature
1919-1922 Fifth Legislature
1922-1925 Sixth Legislature
1925-1928 Seventh Legislature
1928-1931 Eighth Legislature
1931-1934 Ninth Legislature
1934-1935 Tenth Legislature
1942-1946 Commonwealth of the Philippines
1946-1949 First Congress
1950-1953 Second Congress
1954-1957 Third Congress
1958-1961 Fourth Congress
1962-1965 Fifth Congress
1966-1969 Sixth Congress
1970-1973 Seventh Congress
1987-1992 Eighth Congress
1992-1995 Ninth Congress
1995-1998 Tenth Congress
1998-2001 Eleventh Congress
2001-2004 Twelfth Congress
 


FOURTH LEGISLATURE
Philippine Senate
1916-1919

Manuel L. Quezon
Senate President

Francisco Villanueva
Majority Floor Leader

Fernando Ma. Guerero
Secretary
 

Jose Altavas
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon 

Hadji Butu
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya. Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotobato, Davao, Lanao, Sulu, and Zamboanga

Aquilino Calvo
Second Senatorial District – La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales 

Nicolas Capistrano
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Bohol

Jose A. Clarin
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Bohol 

Vicente Singson Encarnacion
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra

Isauro Gabaldon
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan 

Esperidion Guanco
Eight Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

Mario Guariña
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte and Masbate 

Pedro Guevara
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna 

Vicente Ilustre
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Leoncio Imperial
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte and Masbate

Francisco Liongson
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan 

Manuel Lopez
Eight Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan 

Joaquin D. Luna
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotobato, Davao, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga 

Rafael Palma
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna 

Manuel L. Quezon
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque 

Celestino Rodriguez
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu 

Esteban Singson
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Pedro Ma. Sison
Second Senatorial District – La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales 

Filemon Sotto
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu 

Jose Ma. Veloso
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Juan Villamor
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Francisco Villanueva
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon

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FIFTH LEGISLATURE
Philippine Senate
1919-1922

Manuel L. Quezon
Senate President

Esperidion Guanco
President Pro Tempore

Francisco Enage
Majority Floor Leader

Fernando Ma. Guerero
Secretary
 

Jose Altavas
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon 

Jose Ma. Arroyo
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon 

Jose Clarin
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Bohol

Bernabe De Guzman
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Ceferino De Leon
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan 

Vicente De Vera
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Vicente Singson Encarnacion
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra

Francisco Enage
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar

Santiago Fonacier
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Espiridion Guanco
Eight Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

Pedro Guevara
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna 

Teofisto Guingona
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya and the Department of Mindanao and Sulu

Leoncio Imperial
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Rafael Palma
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna

Manuel L. Quezon
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Celestino Rodriguez
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu 

Teodoro Sandiko
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Lope K. Santos
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya and the Department of Mindanao and Sulu

Esteban Singson
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Pedro Ma. Sison
Second Senatorial District – La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Antero Soriano
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Francisco Soriano
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, and Bohol 

Filemon Sotto
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu 

Hermenegildo Villanueva
Eight Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

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SIXTH LEGISLATURE
Philippine Senate
1922-1925

Manuel L. Quezon
Senate President

Sergio Osmeña, Sr.
President Pro Tempore

Francisco Enage
Majority Floor Leader

Faustino Aguilar
Secretary
 

Juan B. Alegre
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Jose Ma. Arroyo
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon 

Hadji Butu
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Davao, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Jose Clarin
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis, and Bohol

Francisco Enage
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar

Santiago Fonacier
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra  

Tomas Gomez
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Esperidion Guanco
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

Ramon J. Fernandez1 
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna 

Teofisto Guingona
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Davao, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Bernabe De Guzman
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Jose Hontiveros
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon 

Santiago Lucero
Third Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar

Alejo Mabanag
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Sergio Osmeña
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Manuel L. Quezon
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Isabelo De Los Reyes
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Celestino Rodriguez
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu 

Teodoro Sandiko
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Antero Soriano
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Francisco Soriano
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis, and Bohol

Emiliano Tria Tirona
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna 

Vicente De Vera
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Hermenegildo Villanueva
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

1 Elected on October 3, 1923 to succeed Senator Pedro Guevara who was appointed Resident commissioner to the United states in March, 1923.

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SEVENTH LEGISLATURE
Philippine Senate
1925-1928

Manuel L. Quezon
Senate President

Sergio Osmeña, Sr.
President Pro Tempore

Faustino Aguilar
Secretary
 

Juan B. Alegre
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Jose Alejandrino
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Hadji Butu
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Jose Clarin
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Bohol

Troadio Galicano
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis, and Bohol

Jose Hontiveros
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon 

Jose P. Laurel
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Jose B. Ledesma
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon

Santiago Lucero1
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac,Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Alejo Mabanag
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Luis Morales2
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan 

Camilo Osias
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Sergio Osmena
Tenth Senatorial District - Cebu

Manuel L. Quezon
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Elpidio Quirino
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Isabelo De Los Reyes
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Pedro Rodriguez
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Pastor Salazar
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Teodoro Sandiko
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Juan Sumulong
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna

Emiliano Tria Tirona
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna 

Jose Ma. Veloso
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Jose O. Vera
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Hermenegildo Villanueva
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

Mariano Yulo
Eighth  Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

1 Died Nov. 2, 1925
2 Elected in a special election on March 23, 1926 to replace Sen. Lucero

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EIGHTH LEGISLATURE
Philippine Senate
1928-1931

Manuel L. Quezon
Senate President

Sergio Osmeña, Sr.1
President Pro Tempore

Jose P. Laurel
Majority Floor Leader

Faustino Aguilar
Secretary
 

Benigno Q. Aquino
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Melecio Arranz
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Jose Avelino
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar

Antonio Belo
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon  

Hadji Butu
Twelfth Senatorial District –  Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Viscaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Manuel Camus
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Viscaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Jose A. Clarin
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, and Bohol

Troadio Galicano
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental and Bohol

Jose G. Generoso
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna 

Jose P. Laurel
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Jose B. Ledesma
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon 

Camilo Osias2
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Sergio Osmeña
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Manuel L. Quezon
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Elpidio Quirino
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Pedro Rodriguez
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Teodoro Sandiko
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Teofilo Sison
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Juan Sumulong
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna

Jose Ma. Veloso
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Jose O. Vera
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Hermenegildo Villanueva
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

Mariano Yulo3
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

1 Acting Senate President due to illness of Senate President Quezon, 1930
2 Alejandro de Guzman was the Senator in 1929-31
3 Francisco Zulueta was the Senator in 1929-31

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NINTH LEGISLATURE
Philippine Senate
1931-1934

Manuel L. Quezon
Senate President

Sergio Osmeña, Sr.*
President Pro Tempore

Benigno S. Aquino
Majority Floor Leader

Claro M. Recto
Minority Floor Leader

Fermin S. Torralba
Secretary
 

Benigno Q. Aquino
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Melecio Arranz
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Jose Avelino
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar

Sotero Baluyut
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Antonio Belo
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon  

Manuel C. Briones
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Jose A. Clarin
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis, and Bohol

Jose Fuentebella
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Jose G. Generoso
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna

Ruperto Montinola
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon

Juan Nolasco
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna

Sergio Osmeña
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Manuel L. Quezon
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Elpidio Quirino
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Claro M. Recto
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite and Marinduque

Teofilo Sison
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Juan Torralba
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, and Bohol

Jose Ma. Veloso
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Jose O. Vera
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Francisco Zulueta
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

* Acting Senate President due to illness of Senate President Quezon

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TENTH LEGISLATURE
Philippine Senate
1934-1935

Manuel L. Quezon
Senate President

Jose A. Clarin
President Pro Tempore

Claro M. Recto
Majority Floor Leader

Fermin S. Torralba
Secretary
 

Melecio Arranz
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra

Jose Avelino1
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar

Sotero Baluyut
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Manuel C. Briones
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Jose A. Clarin
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis, and Bohol

Hermogenes Concepcion
Third Senatorial District – Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan

Juan Gaerlan
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Domingo Imperial
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

Isaac Lacson
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

Alejo Mabanag
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Gil Montilla
Eighth Senatorial District – Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Antique, and Palawan

Ruperto Montinola
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz and Romblon

Juan Nolasco
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna

Sergio Osmeña
Tenth Senatorial District – Cebu

Manuel L. Quezon
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite, and Marinduque

Elpidio Quirino
First Senatorial District – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra 

Claro M. Recto
Fifth Senatorial District – Batangas, Mindoro, Tayabas, Cavite and Marinduque

Datu Sinsuat
Twelfth Senatorial District – Mt. Province, Baguio, Nueva Vizcaya, Agusan, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Lanao, Sulu and Zamboanga

Teofilo Sison
Second Senatorial District - La Union, Pangasinan, and Zambales

Juan Sumulong
Fourth Senatorial District – Bataan, Rizal, Manila, and Laguna

Juan Torralba
Eleventh Senatorial District – Surigao, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, and Bohol

Potenciano Trenas
Seventh Senatorial District – Iloilo, Capiz, and Romblon

Jose Ma. Veloso
Ninth Senatorial District – Leyte and Samar 

Jose O. Vera
Sixth Senatorial District – Albay, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Masbate

1 President Pro Tempore due to death of Senator Clarin, 1935

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COMMONWEALTH OF THE PHILIPPINES
Senate
1942-1946

Manuel A. Roxas
Senate President

Elpidio Quirino
President Pro Tempore

Melecio Arranz
Majority Floor Leader

Felix Lazo
Secretary
 

Antonio De Las Alas

Alauya Alonto**

Melecio Arranz

Nicolas Buendia

Mariano Jesus Cuenco

Ramon J. Fernandez

Carlos P. Garcia

Pedro C. Hernaez*

Domingo Imperial*

Vicente Madrigal*

Daniel Maramba

Rafael Martinez1

Jose Ozamis

Quintin Paredes

Elpidio Quirino

Vicente Rama*

Esteban De La Rama

Claro M. Recto

Eulogio Rodriguez, Sr.*

Manuel A. Roxas

Proceso E. Sebastian*

Emiliano Tria Tirona*

Ramon Torres

Jose Yulo

Although its members were elected in November 1941, this body was convoked only in June 1945, with only 16 members in attendance, for the rest had either died or had been detained on charges of collaboration with the Japanese.

1 Replaced Norberto Romualdez, who died on the eve of the elections
* Term up to November 1947, decided by lot

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Republic of the Philippines

FIRST CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1946-1949

Jose Avelino
Senate President

Melecio Arranz
President Pro Tempore

Vicente Francisco
Majority Floor Leader

Carlos P. Garcia
Minority Floor Leader

Antonio Zacarias
Secretary
 

Nicolas Buendia

Tomas Cabili

Olegario B. Clarin

Tomas Confesor
(Six-year term, 1946-51)

Mariano J. Cuenco*
(Six-year term, 1946-51)

Pablo A. David
(Elected in November 1947)

Ramon Diokno

Pedro C. Hernaez

Domingo Imperial

Fernando Lopez

Alejo Mabanag

Enrique B. Magalona

Camilo Osias
(Elected in November 1947)

Geronima T. Pecson
(Elected in November 1947)

Salipada K. Pendatun

Vicente Rama

Esteban De La Rama

Eulogio A. Rodriguez, Sr.

Jose E. Romero

Prospero Sanidad

Alauya Alonto

Proceso Sebastian

Vicente Y. Sotto
(Six-year term, 1946-1951)

Carlos Tan
(Elected in November 1947)

Lorenzo M. Tañada
(Elected in November 1947)

Emiliano Tria Tirona
(Elected in November 1947)

Ramon Torres
(Elected in November 1947)

Jose O. Vera

* Senate President, February 21-December 13, 1949

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Republic of the Philippines

SECOND CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1950-1953

Mariano Jesus Cuenco
Senate President

Quintin Paredes1
President Pro Tempore

Tomas Cabili
Majority Floor Leader

Carlos P. Garcia
Minority Floor Leader

Toribio P. Perez
Secretary
 

Esteban R. Abada
(Elected in November 1949)

Melecio Arranz

Jose Avelino

Manuel C. Briones
(Elected in November 1951)

Tomas Confesor

Pablo A. David

Francisco A. Delgado
(Elected in November 1951)

Jose P. Laurel, Sr.
(Elected in November 1951)

Jose C. Locsin
(Elected in November 1951)

Vicente P. Madrigal

Enrique B. Magalona
(Elected in November 1949)

Justiniano S. Montano
(Elected in November 1949)

Camilo Osias2

Geronima T. Pecson

Macario Peralta, Jr.
(Elected in November 1949)

Cipriano Primicias
(Elected in November 1951)

Gil J. Puyat
(Elected in November 1951)

Claro M. Recto3

Eulogio A. Rodriguez, Sr.4

Vicente Y. Sotto

Lorenzo Sumulong
(Elected in November 1949)

Lorenzo M. Tañada

Emiliano Tria Tirona

Ramon Torres

Jose C. Zulueta5
(Elected in November 1951)


1
Senate President, March 5-April 1952

2 Senate President, April 17-30, 1952 -April 17-30, 1953
3 Replaced Teodoro de Vera on April 3, 1953, per Senate Electoral Tribunal's decision on Recto's Protest
4 Senate President, April 30, 1952 - April 17, 1953
5 Senate President, April 30 - May 20, 1953

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Republic of the Philippines

THIRD CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1954-1957

Eulogio A. Rodriguez, Sr.
Senate President

Manuel Briones
President Pro Tempore

Cipriano Primicias
Majority Floor Leader

Sofronio C. Quimson
Secretary
 

Domocao Alonto
(Elected in November 1955)

Tomas Cabili

Edmundo Cea
(Elected in November 1953)

Mariano J. Cuenco
(Elected in November 1953)

Francisco A. Delgado

Ruperto Kangleon
(Elected in November 1953)

Jose P. Laurel, Sr.

Oscar Ledesma

Roseller T. Lim
(Elected in November 1955)

Jose C. Locsin

Fernando Lopez
(Elected in November 1953)

Alejo Mabanag
(Elected in November 1953)

Pacita Madrigal Gonzales
(Elected in November 1955)

Enrique B. Magalona

Ambrosio B. Padilla

Quintin Paredes
(Elected in November 1955)

Emmanuel N. Pelaez
(Elected in November 1953)

Macario Peralta, Jr.

Gil J. Puyat

Claro M. Recto
(Elected in November 1955)

Francisco Soc Rodrigo
(Elected in November 1955)

Decoroso Rosales
(Elected in November 1955)

Pedro Sabido
(Elected in November 1955)

Lorenzo Sumulong
(Elected in November 1955)

Lorenzo M. Tañada
(Elected in November 1953)

Jose C. Zulueta

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Republic of the Philippines

FOURTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1958-1961

Eulogio A. Rodriguez, Sr.
Senate President

Fernando Lopez
President Pro Tempore

Cipriano Primicias
Majority Floor Leader

Ambrosio B. Padilla
Minority Floor Leader

Fidel H. Henares
Secretary
 

Domocao Alonto

Eulogio Balao

Edmundo B. Cea

Mariano J. Cuenco

Rogelio De La Rosa

Pacita Madrigal Gonzales

Ruperto Kangleon

Oscar Ledesma

Roseller T. Lim

Alejo Mabanag

Quintin Paredes

Emmanuel N. Pelaez

Gil J. Puyat

Claro M. Recto

Francisco Soc Rodrigo

Decoroso Rosales

Pedro Sabido

Lorenzo Sumulong

Lorenzo M. Tañada

Arturo M. Tolentino

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Republic of the Philippines

FIFTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1962-1965

Ferdinand E. Marcos
Senate President

Fernando Lopez
President Pro Tempore

Cipriano Primicias
Majority Floor Leader

Estanislao Fernandez
Minority Floor Leader

Regino S. Eustaquio
Secretary
 

Alejandro D. Almendras

Gaudencio E. Antonino

Eulogio Balao

Mariano J. Cuenco

Rogelio De La Rosa

Rodolfo T. Ganzon

Maria Kalaw Katigbak

Oscar Ledesma

Roseller T. Lim

Juan R. Liwag

Genaro F. Magsaysay

Manuel P. Manahan

Raul S. Manglapus

Camilo Osias

Ambrosio B. Padilla

Gil J. Puyat

Francisco Soc Rodrigo

Eulogio Rodriguez1

Jose J. Roy

Lorenzo Sumulong

Lorenzo M. Tañada

Arturo M. Tolentino2
 

1 Senate President, 1962-63
2 Majority Floor Leader, 1965

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Republic of the Philippines

SIXTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1966-1969

Arturo M. Tolentino
Senate President

Lorenzo Sumulong
President Pro Tempore

Jose J. Roy
Majority Floor Leader

Ambrosio B. Padilla
Minority Floor Leader

Eliseo M. Tenza
Secretary
 

Alejandro D. Almendras

Gaudencio E. Antonino

Magnolia W. Antonino

Benigno S. Aquino, Jr.

Dominador R. Aytona

Jose W. Diokno

Rodolfo T. Ganzon

Eva Estrada Kalaw

Maria Kalaw Katigbak

Wenceslao R. Lagumbay

Juan R. Liwag

Genaro F. Magsaysay

Manuel P. Manahan

Raul S. Manglapus

Camilo Osias

Sergio Osmeña, Jr.

Emmanuel N. Pelaez

Leonardo P. Perez

Gil J. Puyat1

Francisco Soc Rodrigo

Gerardo M. Roxas 

Jovito R. Salonga

Lorenzo M. Tañada

Lorenzo G. Teves

Tecla San Andres Ziga 

1 Senate President, 1968-69

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Republic of the Philippines

SEVENTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1970-1973*

Gil J. Puyat
Senate President

Jose J. Roy
President Pro Tempore

Arturo M. Tolentino
Majority Floor Leader

Gerardo M. Roxas
Minority Floor Leader

Eliseo M. Tenza
Secretary
 

Alejandro D. Almendras

Magnolia W. Antonino

Benigno S. Aquino, Jr.

Dominador R. Aytona

Helena Z. Benitez

Jose W. Diokno

Rene Espina

Edgar U. Ilarde

Eva Estrada Kalaw

Wenceslao R. Lagumbay

Salvador H. Laurel

Ernesto M. Maceda

Genaro F. Magsaysay

Ramon V. Mitra, Jr.

John Henry R. Osmeña

Sergio Osmeña, Jr.

Ambrosio B. Padilla

Emmanuel N. Pelaez

Leonardo B. Perez 

Jovito R. Salonga

Lorenzo Sumulong

Mamintal H. Tamano

Lorenzo M. Tañada

Lorenzo G. Teves

 

 

*The tenure of the Senators of the 7th Congress was cut short by the declaration of Martial Law in 1972; subsequently, the Legislature was phased out as the country's new Constitution transformed the system of government from presidential to parliamentary

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Republic of the Philippines

EIGHTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1987-1992

Jovito Salonga
(1987-1991)
Neptali A. Gonzales
(1992)

Senate President

 
Teofisto T. Guingona, Jr.
(1987-1989)
Sotero H. Laurel
(1990-1991)

Ernesto Maceda
(1992)
President Pro Tempore

 
Orlando S. Mercado
(1987-1989)
Teofisto T. Guingona, Jr.
(1990-1991)
Alberto G. Romulo
(1991-1992)
Majority Leader
 
Juan Ponce Enrile
(1987-1991)

Wigberto E. Tañada
(1992)

Minority Leader

 
Eriberto M. Bernal
(1987)
Edwin P. Acoba
(1988-1991)

Anacleto D. Badoy
(1991-1992)
Secretary

Heherson T. Alvarez

Edgardo J. Angara

Agapito A. Aquino

Joseph E. Estrada

Ernesto F. Herrera

Jose D. Lina, Jr.

Raul S. Manglapus1

John Henry R. Osmeña

Vicente T. Paterno

Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr.

Rene Saguisag 

Santanina T. Rasul 

Leticia Ramos Shahani

Mamintal H. Tamano

Victor S. Ziga

1 Appointed Secretary of Foreign Affairs in September 1987

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Republic of the Philippines

NINTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1992-1995

Neptali A. Gonzales
(1992-1993)
Edgardo J. Angara
(1993-1995) 
Senate President
 
Ernesto M. Maceda
(1992-1993)
 Teofisto T. Guingona, Jr.1
(1993)
Leticia Ramos Shahani
(1993-1995)
President Pro Tempore
 
Alberto G. Romulo
(1992-1992)
Majority Leader
 
Wigberto E. Tañada
(1992-1995)

Minority Leader

 
Anacleto D. Badoy
(1992-1993)
Edgardo E. Tumangan
(1993-1995)

Secretary

 

Heherson T. Alvarez

Agapito A. Aquino

Rodolfo G. Biazon

Anna Dominique M.L. Coseteng

Ernesto F. Herrera

Jose D. Lina, Jr.

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Orlando S. Mercado

Blas F. Ople

John Henry R. Osmeña

Santanina T. Rasul 

Ramon B. Revilla

Raul S. Roco

Vicente C. Sotto III

Francisco S. Tatad

Arturo M. Tolentino

Freddie N. Webb 

1 Appointed Executive Secretary in June 1993

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Republic of the Philippines

TENTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1995-1998

Edgardo J. Angara
(1995)
Neptali A. Gonzales
(1995-1996, 1998)
Ernesto M. Maceda
(1996-1998) 
Senate President
 
Leticia Ramos Shahani
(1995-1996)
 Blas F. Ople
(1996-1998) 

President Pro Tempore

 
Alberto G. Romulo
(1995-1996)
Francisco S. Tatad
(1996-1998)
Franklin M. Drilon
(1998)
Majority Leader
 
Wigberto E. Tañada
(1995)
Neptali A. Gonzales
(1996-1998)
Edgardo J. Angara
(1995-1996)
Ernesto M. Maceda
(1998)
Minority Leader
 
Edgardo E. Tumangan
(1995)
Hezel P. Gacutan
(1995-1996, 1998)
Lorenzo E. Leynes, Jr.
(1996-1998)
Secretary

 

Heherson T. Alvarez

Anna Dominique M.L. Coseteng

Juan Ponce Enrile

Marcelo B. Fernan

Juan M. Flavier

Ernesto F. Herrera

Gregorio B. Honasan II

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Ramon B. Magsaysay, Jr.

Orlando S. Mercado 

Sergio R. Osmeña III

Ramon B. Revilla

Raul S. Roco

Miriam Defensor Santiago

Vicente C. Sotto III

Freddie N. Webb 

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Republic of the Philippines

ELEVENTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
1998-2001

Marcelo B. Fernan1
(1998-1999)
Franklin M. Drilon
(2000)
Blas F. Ople
(1999-2000)
Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr.
(2000-2001)

Senate President

 
Blas F. Ople
(1998-1999, 2000-2001)
 John Henry R. Osmeña
(1999-2000)

President Pro Tempore

 
Franklin M. Drilon
(1998-2000)
 Francisco S. Tatad
(2000- 2001)

Majority Leader

 
Teofisto T. Guingona, Jr.2
(1998-2001)

Minority Leader

 
Hezel P. Gacutan
(1998-2000)
Oscar G. Yabes
(2000)

Lutgardo B. Barbo
(2000-2001)
Secretary

 

Teresa Aquino-Oreta

Robert Z. Barbers

Rodolfo G. Biazon

Renato L. "Compañero" Cayetano

Anna Dominique M.L. Coseteng

Juan Ponce Enrile

Juan M. Flavier

Teofisto Guingona Jr.

Gregorio B. Honasan II

Robert S. "Jawo" Jaworski

Loren Legarda Leviste

Ramon B. Magsaysay, Jr.

Sergio R. Osmeña III

Ramon B. Revilla

Raul S. Roco3

Miriam Defensor Santiago

Vicente C. Sotto III

1 Died on July 11, 1999
2
Appointed Vice-President and Secretary of Foreign Affairs in February 2001
3
Appointed Secretary of Education, Culture and Sports in February 2001
*One seat vacated by Senator Gloria Macapagal Arroyo who was elected Vice-President in May 1998

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Republic of the Philippines

TWELFTH CONGRESS
Senate of the Philippines
2001-2004

 Franklin M. Drilon 

Senate President

 
Manuel B.Villar, Jr.
(2001-2002)
Juan M. Flavier
(2001-200_)
President Pro Tempore
 
Loren Legarda Leviste
(2001-2004)
Francis N. Pangilinan
(2004-200_)
Majority Leader
 
Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr.
(2001-2002)
Vicente C. Sotto III
(2001-200_)

Minority Floor Leader

 
  Oscar G.Yabes

Secretary

 

Edgardo J. Angara

Teresa Aquino-Oreta

Joker P. Arroyo

Robert Z. Barbers

Rodolfo G Biazon

Renato L. "Compañero" Cayetano**

Noli "Kabayan" L. de Castro

Luisa "Loi"  P. Ejercito-Estrada

Juan M. Flavier

Gregorio B. Honasan II

Robert S. "Jawo" Jaworski

Panfilo M. Lacson

Ramon B. Magsaysay, Jr.

Blas F. Ople*

John Henry R. Osmeña

Sergio R. Osmeña III

Francis N. Pangilinan

Ralph G. Recto

Ramon B. Revilla

Vicente C. Sotto III

*Appointed DFA Secretary
** deceased

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