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Servillano Aquino is born in Angeles, Pampanga

Apr 20, 2017

ON APRIL 20, 1874, Servillano Aquino, a Katipunero and patriarch of Aquino family, was born in Angeles, Pampanga to Braulio Lacsamana Aquino and Antonina Petrona Henson Aguilar.

When he was young, his family migrated to Tarlac.

He was the grandfather of the slain Senator Benigno S. “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr.

At the age of 24, Aquino joined Andres Bonifacio’s Katipunan and served as a major in the Philippine Revolutionary Army in Tarlac under the command of General Francisco Makabulos.

He became a general in the revolutionary army of Emilio Aguinaldo when the Philippine Revolution broke out in 1896.

He later went to Hong Kong with Aguinaldo when the Pact of Biak-na-Bato was signed and resumed fighting during the Filipino-American War.

He served as delegate to Malolos Congress in 1898 and in 1899, he was appointed to represent the province of Samar.

He died on February 3, 1959 at the age of 84.

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