Joseph Ejercito Estrada: Thirteenth President of the Philippines

Biography of Joseph Ejercito Estrada

Thirteenth President of the Philippines

By Storytelling Philippines

Category: Philippine Presidents

Era: Thirteenth President of the Philippines, Third President of the Fifth Republic
Constitution: 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines
Predecessor: Fidel V. Ramos
Successor: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Date Elected: May 11, 1998; 10,956,610 votes (39.86% of the electorate)
Inauguration: June 30, 1998, Barasoain Church, Malolos, Bulacan (aged 61)
Seat of Government: Manila
Vice President: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (June 30, 1998-January 20, 2001)
Chief Justice: Hilario G. Davide (November 30, 1998-December 20, 2005)
Andres R. Narvasa (December 8, 1991-November 30, 1998)
Senate President: Aquilino Pimentel (November 13, 2000-June 30, 2001)
Franklin M. Drilon (July 12, 2000-November 13, 2000)
Blas Ople (June 29, 1999-July 12, 2000)
Marcelo H. Fernan (July 27, 1998-June 28, 1999)
Speaker of the House: Arnulfo T. Fuentabella (November 13, 2000-January 24, 2001)
Manuel Villar (July 27, 1998-November 13, 2000)

Previous Positions
Executive Local: Mayor, Municipality of San Juan (1969-1986)Mayor of Manila (2013 – 2016)
Bureaucracy: Chairman, Presidential Anti Crime Commission (1992-1997)
National: Vice President of the Philippines (1992-1998)
Legislative Upper House: Senator (1987-1992)
Judicial: None
Others: None
Worked under other Administrations :
MARCOS as Mayor of San Juan
C. AQUINO as Mayor of San Juan; Senator
RAMOS as Vice President; Head of the Presidential Anti- Organized Crime Task Force
ARROYO as Member, National Security Council

Personal Details
Born: April 19, 1937 Tondo, Manila
Political Parties: Partido ng Masang Pilipino/Nationalist People’s Coalition (1992), Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino/Partido ng Masang Pilipino and Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (1998)
Parents: Emilio Liza Ejercito Sr. and Mary Marcelo
Spouse: Luisa Fernandez Pimentel, MD
Children: Jose Estrada, Jacqueline Estrada, Jude Estrada, Joseph Victor Ejercito
Education: Ateneo de Manila High School (Attended until 1953)
Profession: Actor

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Philippine Presidents, Presidential Museum and Library, (Kalayaan Hall, Jose P. Laurel Street, MalacaƱang, Manila City, Jose P Laurel Sr, San Miguel, Manila, Metro Manila)

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