Busy in office until noon. At 12:30 p.m. attended Funeral Services for Duke of Kent with Vice-President Osmeña at Washington Cathedral. Had luncheon at Occidental Hotel. At 5:30 p.m. left with President Quezon for Belmont Plantation Leesburg.
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