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Republic Acts :
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 2231 - AN ACT
GRANTING PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP TO PAUL REEVES
| WHEREAS, it is the practice of
granting Philippines citizenship to foreigners who have rendered
distinguished and exceptional service to the Philippines;
WHEREAS, Paul Reeves was one of the few Americans who had championed the cause of Philippine Independence since the early years of our struggles for it;
WHEREAS, he has continued to prove his love for the Philippines by identifying himself with the Filipino people and promoting the friendliest relations between the Filipino and American peoples; and
WHEREAS, in recognition of his valuable services to the Philippines, it is the sense of the Congress of the Republic of the Philippines to grant him Philippine citizenship;
Section 1. Paul Reeves is hereby granted Philippine citizenship with all the rights, privileges and prerogatives appurtenant thereto.cralaw
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: May 28, 1959.