Francisco A. Delgado
Senator Francisco Delgado was born in Bulacan, Bulacan on January 25, 1886 to Nemesio Delgado and Manuela Afan. He studied at San Juan de Letran, Ateneo de Manila and Colegio Filipino, a law school. He went to the United States and enrolled at Indiana University where he graduated in 1907 with a degree of Bachelor of Laws. He also studied at the Univeristy of Chicago and Yale University, where he received his Master of Laws degree, gradus cum laude, 1908.
He practiced law with the firm of Chambers, Pikins, Morse and Davidson, Indianapolis. When he returned to Manila, he was admitted to the bar and worked as law clerk and later as Chief of the Law Division of the Executive Bureau. He was also a faculty at the College of Law, University of the Philippines.
He was member of national and international associations and foundations.
In June 1931 he was elected Representative from the first district of Bulacan. Later in 1934, he was appointed Resident Commission to Washington D.C. and Judge of the Court of Appeals (1936-1937).
He was elected senator and served from 1951-1957.