December 30,1940

News Summary, Philippine Magazine

President Quezon in executive order formally establishes Bureau of Census and Statistics, transfering 5 statistics divisions in different departments and bureaus to new office; Ray Hurley, American expert, was granted extended leave of absence by United States government to organize bureau at request of President Quezon.

Rear of the house of President Quezon in Pasay, prior to its last rebuilding. (Photo from the Quezon Family Collection.)

Manuel L. Quezon III.

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