Claro Recto was the main author of the 1935 Commonwealth Constitution.
In 1916 Claro Recto became a legal adviser to the first Philippine Senate until 1928.
Recto was dubbed by the media as the "Radical Gadfly" and the "Great Dissenter". He was considered the nemesis of President Magsaysay's government, disputing him on a number of fundamental issues and was President Garcia's harshest critic.
8 February 1890
to 2 October 1960
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