Cornelius Vander Starr, His Life and Work

In the Philippines

Starr in the Philippines

With the Philippine President

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1954 found C.V. Starr in Manilla, the Philippines, as chairman of the board of Philamlife, for that year's stockholders meeting. 

Here the President of the Philippine Republic, Ramon Magsaysay, chats with Starr at the Malacanang Palace.

Starr was awarded the Philippine Legion of Honor for helping the country's economy after the Pacific War. 

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