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Purita Macapagal

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Name  Purita Macapagal
Role  Diosdado Macapagal's wife

Died  1943
Siblings  Rogelio de la Rosa
Spouse  Diosdado Macapagal (m. 1938–1943)
Similar People  Diosdado Macapagal, Eva Macapagal, Rogelio de la Rosa, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Arturo Macapagal

Purita Macapagal (born Purita de la Rosa died 1943) was the first wife of Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal.

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Biography

She was the sister of Rogelio de la Rosa that was former Philippine senator.

Purita Macapagal died in 1943 before her husband Diosdado became president in 1961. Three years after her death, Diosdado Macapagal married Evangelina Macaraeg, who was known as the mother of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

She was the only wife of Diosdado Macapagal who never became first lady.

Issue

She had one daughter, Maria Cielo and one son, Arturo.

References

Purita Macapagal Wikipedia


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