Born: August 19, 1878
Died: August 1, 1944
Married: Aurora Aragón Quezón
Children: María Aurora Quezón, María Zeneida Quezón-Avancena, Luisa Corazón Paz Quezón and Manuel L. Quezón, Jr.
Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina was the president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944. Quezón worked on the problem of landless peasants in the countryside, reorganization of the islands' military defense, governmental reorganization, the settlement and development in Mindanao, the foreign strangle-hold on Philippine trade and commerce, proposals for land reform and fighting graft and corruption within the government. At the outset of World War II and the threat of the Japanese invasion, Quezón established a government in exile in the US. He was treated by Dr. John N. Hayes.
Source: Wikipedia: Manuel Quezon
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, May 31, 1944, as reprinted in Adirondack Daily Enterprise, May 30, 2015, in Howard Riley's column:
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 31 (AP)
President Manuel Quezon of the Philippines leaves with his staff tomorrow for Saranac Lake. They will travel in a special train furnished by President Roosevelt.
The head of the Philippine government in exile came to Asheville, from Miami, Fla., for his health six weeks ago. Mrs. Quezon and their three children will join him later at Saranac Lake.