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Crispin Betita was Felipe Betita's younger brother. Felipe helped put his brother through medical school in the Philippines. This is his school portrait. He became a doctor.

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Pictured, seated, is Perfecto "Pete" Betita. He was born in 1909 and grew up in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, Philippines. Perfecto came to the United States in 1929. He later enlisted in the Navy during the Second World War, serving from 1942 to 1945.

A friend of Felipe Betita. His uniform has the patch for the Filipino Infantry Regiment.

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Jose "Joe" Palasan Pelaez (1903-2003) migrated to the United States from Pototan, Iloilo, in the 1920s or 1930s. He and Felipe Betita became friends in the United States where they met. They worked together as farm laborers. He served in the U.S.…

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Perfecto or "Pete" and Felipe Betita were playmates in the Philippines. They were born in around 1908 or 1909 and grew up in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, Philippines. Perfecto came to the United States in 1929. He later enlisted in the Navy during the…

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Mansueto Betita (April 11, 1923 - July 17, 1983). Mansueto's first wife Dorothy was Portuguese. His second wife was Fe, whom he met and married in the Philippines in the 1950s. His son is Bobby and stepdaughter is Wilma Jean or "Jeanie." See…

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Formal portrait of Benito "Benny" Betita (b. 1911). Benny was one of the first of Reyes-Betita cousins to return to the Philippines and bring back a Filipina wife. He and his wife Lilia Villanueva Betita landed in the United States on September 8,…

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Formal portrait of Benito "Benny" Betita (b. 1911). Benny was one of the first of Reyes-Betita cousins to return to the Philippines and bring back a Filipina wife. He and his wife Lilia Villanueva Betita landed in the United States on September 8,…

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Guillermo "William" Belandres Betita (1916 - 1982). He served in the military. He eventually moved to Bakersfield, California. He married Leoncia S. Betita (1920-1972) in the Philippines. The couple arrived to the United States on January 8, 1948.…

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Guillermo "William" Belandres Betita (1916 - 1982). He served in the military. He eventually moved to Bakersfield, California. He married Leoncia S. Betita (1920-1972) in the Philippines. The couple arrived to the United States on January 8, 1948.…

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