Birth Name: Manuel Roxas y Acuña
Date of Birth: January 1, 1892
Place of Birth: Capiz (now Roxas City), Capiz, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Date of Birth: April 15, 1948
Place of Birth: Clark Air Base, Pampanga, Philippines
Ethnicity: Filipino [including Capiznon], some Spanish and Chinese
Manuel Roxas was a Filipino lawyer and soldier. He served as the fifth President of the Philippines, from May 28, 1946 to April 15, 1948, his death. He was also Senator of the Philippines, from July 9, 1945 to May 25, 1946, and President of the Senate of the Philippines, from July 9, 1945 to May 25, 1946, among other duties.
Manuel was the son of Gerardo Roxas y Arroyo and Rosario Acuña y Villaruz. He was married to Trinidad Roura de Leon, with whom he had two children, including politician Gerardo Roxas, who was Senate Minority Leader, from January 26, 1970 to September 23, 1972. He had an affair with Juanita Muriedas McIlvain, and one of their granddaughters is beauty queen Margarita Moran-Floirendo.
Manuel’s paternal grandfather was Antonio Roxas y Ubaldo (the son of Domingo Roxas y Ureta and María Saturnina Ubaldo). Domingo was the son of Mariano Roxas y de Báez Romero and Ana María de Ureta. Mariano may had been born in Mexico. It is not clear if this is accurate. Manuel’s great-grandmother María Saturnina was the daughter of Chinese mestizo couple Eustacio Vicente Ubaldo and María Vita Vicenta, of Santa Cruz, Manila.
Manuel’s paternal grandmother was named Lucina Arroyo.
Manuel’s maternal grandfather was named Eleuterio Acuña Marino. Through Eleuterio, he is related to actress and singer Denise Laurel.
Manuel’s maternal grandmother was Ramona Villaruz y Andrada (the daughter of Paulino Villaruz and Eugenia Andrada y Villagracia).
Source: Genealogy of Manuel Roxas – http://www.geni.com