In New York. Raining heavily. President did not attend Church. Went to Saint Patrick’s at 12.30 p.m. with Nieto, Torena, Diño. At 3 p.m. accompanied the President to Columbia Broadcasting System. He delivered radio speech. Very good.
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