6 p.m. Took train for New York. Arrived 10.10 p.m. Chiquit (my half-sister) and Howard (her husband) met me at Pennsylvania Station and took me to their apartment at 137 Riverside Drive corner 86th Street, a delightfully cool place. We talked until almost midnight and then we went to bed.
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