José Dira Avelino (August 5, 1890–July 21, 1986) was a Filipino politician who served as President of the Senate of the Philippines. He was a native of what was then the town of Calbayog in Samar, which later became a city during his time in 1948. He ran for president in the 1949 election, garnering 12% of the vote and losing to Elpidio Quirino.
He was a member of the Liberal Party.
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