La Loma Cemetery


La Loma Cemetery

The La Loma Catholic Cemetery (Campo Santo de La Loma) was opened in 1884 and is found in the cities of Manila and Caloocan.

=Notable burials=
*Carmelino G. Alvendia (1906-1982), a former justice of the Court of Appeals
*Cayetano Arellano (1848-1920), 1st Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court
*Librada Avelino (), founder of Centro Escolar University
*Brother H. Gabriel Connon FSC, onetime president of the De La Salle University
*Felisa P. Dayrit (), a revolutionary nurse
*Josefa Llanes Escoda, women's rights advocate and founder of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines; in an unmarked grave [http://www.mb.com.ph/issues/2006/09/20/OPED2006092074940.html]
*Victorino Mapa (1855-1927), 2nd Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court
*Pablo Ocampo (1853-1925), resident commissioner to the US Congress
*Teodora Salgado-Ulmann (), a contributor to the revolution
*Leo Echegaray (1960-1999), first man who sentenced to death by lethal injection since the restoration of death penalty in the Philippines

=See also=
*Manila North Cemetery
*Manila Chinese Cemetery
*Libingan ng mga Bayani
*Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

=External links=
* [http://news.inquirer.net/express/html_output/20051101-55179.xml.html Cemeteries are a time capsule of RP history, culture]


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