The year was 1948.
Quirino just took over the Philippine Presidency when Manuel Roxas died.
Monetary rate of exchange was $1.00 to 2 Pesos.
In JERSEY CITY the Mayor Kinney was preparing to take over the political
machine from the Hague Era and the Democratic Party continued the
domination.. The Philippine Peso currency of the decade was signed by Miquel
Cuaderno. He was the Governor of the Philippine Central Bank
and his kin Rudy Cuaderno married Fe on that year 1948. Rody followed the
family tradition of working in the Banking and Financing business.
After a successful career from Manila
to New York City with Fe always in
his side settled in Jersey
City. This did not prevent him from accepting the Mayor request
to work as Senior Citizen Commissioner in the City that they had chosen
to spend their golden years.
This is 1998. 50
years later Rudy and Fe renewed their solemn vow
at the Church Our Lady of Czestochowa without
losing its original value. . Last night, the Republican Mayor of
Jersey, Bret Shundler joined the hundreds of well wishers in the
Golden Anniversary. Rody showed up cool as ever and Fe in her elegant Filipina
dress reappeared as the beautiful girl who smitten Rody halfway around
the world and half century ago. Their marriage never devalue
throughout the years and remains Constant Power of 2.
Today before the year is over the US dollar will probably exchange to 50
The Cuaderno's children from all over the world
honored their parents in the Celebration in Jersey City.
The Gala celebration ended with the dinner/dance at the Radisson Hotel
in Secaucus, N J.
The youngest daughter Connie now married to Bobby Castillo
are also now residing in Jersey City. Cynthia with husband Vicente Cu Jr,
Lulu with Joseph Quitasol, Natividad with Edgardo Anolin, and Arnulfo Cuaderno,
Riotoar, and Charles Cuaderno and Angie Cuaderno were the children who
acted as the Principal Sponsors..
Cuadernos' Visit Malacanang
"There remain then, faith, hope, love, these three;
but the greatest of these is love." 1 Cor. 13: 13
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