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Jose “Tabai” Altavas

This website is dedicated to the memory of Jose “Tabai” Altavas, statesman and illustrious son of the provinces of Capiz and Aklan, Philiipines.

Jose “Tabai” Altavas

  • Municipal Councilor of Capiz (1903 – 1906);
  • Member of the provincial board of Capiz (1906 – 1907);
  • Delegate to the First Philippine Assembly (1907 – 1909);
  • Provincial Governor of Capiz for two terms (1910 – 1916);
  • Senator from Iloilo , Capiz and Romblon (1916 – 1922); and
  • Representative from the second district of Capiz (1925 – 1928).
He was a member of the “goodwill” Legislative Delegation to Japan in 1917 and was elected Delegate, from the  first district of Capiz, to the constitutional convention in 1934.