679. Raul Antonio ROCO Senator4 was born on 26 October 1941 in Naga City. He was educated between 1947 and 1951 in Naga Parochial Elementary School. He was educated between 1951 and 1955 in Ateneo De Naga. Raul was educated between 1955 and 1959 in San Beda College, Mendiola, Manila. He was educated between 1959 and 1963 in San Beda Collage of Law, Manila. In 1965 he was in Manila; Occupation: Lawyer. Between 2001 and 2002 Raul was in Secretary of the Department of Education of the Republic of the Philippines. He died on 5 August 2004 at the age of 62 in St. Luke's Hospital, Quezon City, Philippines. He held the title of Senator. Raul was buried in Sto. Nino Memorial Park, Naga City, Camarines Sur. You can find out more about him at: http://www.raulroco.com.
Raul presently heads the Roco, Bunag, Kapunan, Migallos and AssociatesLaw Office.
Pompon, as Raul is called in the family, was accelerated during hiselementary days because of his precosciousness.
Raul finished high at the age of fourteen.
Raul took up AB English graduating Magna Cum Laude.
He graduated with San Beda's highest award -- the Abbot's Award forLeadership. Raul was also National President of the National Unionof Students of the Philippines.
Raul topped the elections in Camarines Sur and was one of the youngestDelegates in the Concon.
Raul was elected Congressman representing his district in the firstCongress of the Republic of the Philippines after the Marcos era wasended by People Power in February 1986.
Raul was chosen Assistant Majority Floorleader during the time ofSpeaker Ramon Mitra.
Raul placed 14th in the senatorial elections giving him a three-yeartenure as Senator in the first Senate since the Declaration of MartialLaw in 1972.
Raul placed second in the winning list of senators during hisreelection. His term ends in 2001. He is the first of two Bicolanosever to be reelected as Senators of the Philippines.
Raul Antonio ROCO Senator and Sonia MALASARTE were married on 18 March 1966 in Quezon City. Sonia MALASARTE4, daughter of Pablo MALASARTE and Petra CUBILLO, was born on 20 July 1944 in Tagbilaran, Bohol. She was educated in St. Joseph's College, Quezon City. Sonia studied in St. Joseph's College from kinder to college, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She was chosen Most Outstanding Studentof the Philippines in 1966.
Raul Antonio ROCO Senator and Sonia MALASARTE had the following children:
|Robbie Pierre ROCO4 was born on 15 November 1967 in Manila. He was educated in 1990 in Philadelphia, Pa.. He is a licensed pilot with training in aerobatics and glider.|
|Raul Jr. ROCO JR..|
|Sophia Linda ROCO.|
|Sareena Sonia ROCO.|
|Rex Sulpicio Pablo ROCO4 was born on 20 July 1974 in Makati Medical Center.|
|Maria Synarra Regina ROCO4 was born on 17 August 1980 in Makati Medical Center.|