Attended Mass in the house where the President was staying (25 Albany Rd., home of Norman Myer) and we were asked to stay for breakfast. At 10 a.m. the meeting of the Cabinet was resumed until 11 a.m. when Colonel Nieto and Colonel Soriano had to leave for church. 7:30 p.m. Attended dinner at the home of Sir Norman and Lady Brookes.
Basilio J. Valdes
Basilio J. Valdes, M.D. (July 10, 1892 –January 26, 1970), soldier, doctor, cabinet member, businessman. Chief of Staff, Philippine Army, 1939-1945; Secretary of National Defense in the Quezon and Osmeña War Cabinets, 1941-45. Professor of Surgery at the University of Santo Tomas (UST), Medical Director of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, 1948-1970.All Posts