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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 740 July 1, 1975
GRANTING PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP TO REV. FR. GEORGE J. WILLMANN, S. J.
WHEREAS, Rev. Fr. George J. Willmann , S. J., a citizen of the United States of America, has continuously resided in the Philippines since 1936 and during such period has shared with Filipinos their ideals and aspirations and dedicated his life in social work and humanitarian services to the Filipino people;
WHEREAS, by virtue of his long and invaluable services as officer of the Knights of Columbus to the moral, spiritual and material growth of the Philippines, George J. Willmann has proven himself worthy of all the rights, privileges and prerogatives of a citizen of this country; and
WHEREAS, Rev. Fr. George J. Willmann has manifested his desire to make the Philippines his permanent home and become a Philippine citizen.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and grant Philippine citizenship to Rev. Fr. George J. Willmann, with all the rights, privileges and prerogative appurtenant thereto.
This Decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 1st day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-five.
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