Alberto A. Villavert

Alberto Villavert y Arcega (25 April 1903 – 1 March 1984) was a Filipino Politician who led the Philippine Province of Antique between 1937 to 1946 both as an appointed and elected Governor. He was first elected as presidente municipal (town mayor) of Antique's capital town of San Jose in 1928 and was the youngest presidente municipal in his time at the age of 24 and then became governor of the province in 1937. Villavert became an Antique Representative of the National Assembly from 1943-1944. During World War II, he served in the USAFFE and subsequently appointed as Governor of the Province again from 1946 to 1947 and then elected and served the same post from 1948 - 1951.

He was technical assistant to then President Elpidio Quirino in 1953. He retired from government service in 1966 after having served the Philippine Veterans Administration/Office for four years. He is a commerce graduate and law student of the University of Manila. His father Anacleto Jimenez Villavert also served as Governor of the Province of Antique 1913-1919. His son Anacleto Hierro Villavert became a Provincial Board Member of Antique (South District). Named after him is a busy commercial street in the heart of San Jose.

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Brgy. San Fernando

(C/O Precia Villavert Beach Resort)

San Jose de Buenavista

Antique, Philippines 5700

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