Eulogio Rodriguez, Sr.
was the second longest serving
Senate President, serving the post from 1952 to
Rodriguez became Governor of
Rizal in June 1916 and was re-elected in 1922. He was appointed mayor of Manila
in July 1923, and later served as Representative of Nueva Vizcaya District from
February 1924 to May 1925. He became the Representative of the Second District
of Rizal in 1925 and was re-elected in 1931 and 1934.
He was appointed Secretary
of Agriculture and Commerce in July 1934 and served as such until August
1941. After his resignation as mayor of Manila, he campaigned for a seat in
the Senate and was elected senator in 1941.
two terms as Senate, the first between April 1952 to April 1953. In November 1953, he was
elected Senate President for the second time, a
position he occupied for the next ten years.