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Tue December 24, 2013
Cordova, Leader in Seattle's Filipino Community, Dies
Fred Cordova, a longtime leader in Seattle’s Filipino community, died on Saturday. He was 82.
For more than 60 years, Cordova worked to spotlight the contributions of local Filipino-Americans. He founded student and youth groups, and pushed for Filipino American studies programs at universities.
With his wife Dorothy, Corova established the Filipino American National Historical Society. The Seattle-based organization, houses the largest collection of Pinoy archives in the country.