Melecio Cojuangco is the patriarch of the Cojuangco clan dominating in the province of Tarlac who served as a Representative of the 1st District of the province from 1907 to 1909. His son, Jose Cojuangco, Sr. who also represented the same district to the House of Representatives, is the father of the first woman president of the Philippines, Corazon C. Aquino.
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