Albay mourns: Political patriarch Papay Imperial dies, 79

LEGAZPI CITY — Albay province is mourning the death of former Albay second district representative Carlos “Papay” Imperial, at about 9:30 am Sunday of Pneumonia complications at the Medical City Hospital in Pasig City.

He was 79 years old.

Imperial was rushed to Manila for medical check up  before the Holy Week and was confined at the Medical city Hospital for treatment as his body resistance grew weak. His body will be brought to his residence in Rawis, Legazpi City on Friday, April 16, according to Susan Ante, his personal secretary.

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Congressional Candidates — Albay

The province of Albay has three legislative districts.  Dai ini naapektuhan kan biglaang paglobo kan mga distrito sa Pilipinas. A total of nine candidates is vying for the congressional posts — 2 from the First District, 3 from the Second District, and 4 from the Third District. These are as follows:

District 1

  • Wilfredo L. Brizuela, LP
  • Edcel C. Lagman, Lakas-KAMPI

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Past Governors of Bicol – Albay

It’s hard to recall the past when you are not a part of it. For this reason, I am sharing a listing of the past governors of Albay to aide future researchers and maybe compensate for the lack of initiative of our Bicolano teachers and professors who prefer to teach their students on the facts and profiles of the different states of the US rather than the facts and profiles of the Bicol provinces where they and their students live.

1900 Gen. William Kobbe
1901 Gen. James M. Bell
1902 – 1904 Gen. Arlington Betts
1904 – 1906 Ramon Santos
1906 – 1908 Charles H. Reynolds
1908 – 1912 Domingo Samson
1913 – 1916 Leoncio Duran Imperial

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