It is well known that Apolinario Mabini was exiled to Guam in early 1901. With him were other familiar names of the Philippine nationalist movement against the United States occupation : Ricarte, who later supported the Japanese; del Pilar, Trias and others. All told, 33 of them and 13 servants. They were housed in a camp at Asan Point.
But less known was a second batch of Filipino political exiles. This smaller group of 11 men arrived just a few weeks after the first, aboard the USS Solace, on February 1, 1901. This group of men were from the Ilocos region.
They were :
and two Filipinos who decided to remain on Guam, even though they eventually could have returned to the Philippines had they wanted to :
Palting became a judge in the local court. His son Paul served in the Guam Legislature after the war.
Flores was a teacher and lawyer. He was the father of the first Chamorro bishop, Felixberto Camacho Flores.
Camp site of the Filipino exiles 1901-1903