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A lawyer by profession, Governor Amor D. Deloso begun his political career in 1972 when he was elected as municipal mayor of Botolan, Zambales. He served the constituents of Botolan until 1986, which paved the way to his election as the local chief executive of the Province of Zambales.

During his three terms at the helm of the provincial government, from 1986 to 1998, Gov. Deloso took an active role, not only in the socio-economic development of Zambales, but also in Central Luzon. From 1993 to 1998, he was elected as chairman of the Regional Development Council, then in 1995 assumed as chairman of both the Central Luzon Development Program and the Central Luzon Investment Council. In 1997, he also assumed the chairmanship of the Cooperative Development Council of Region III at the same time, vice-chairman of the Task Force Casecnan Dam. From 1993 to 1997, he headed various trade missions to Taiwan, Japan, Singapore and Belgium to promote the Philippines and Central Luzon, in particular, as an investment destination.

Among the accolades and recognitions bestowed upon him include the Presidential Awards for the Cleanest and Greenest Local Government Units and Cleanest Inland Body of Water in 1996, and the Most Outstanding Governor of the Philippines Award sponsored by the most prestigious and reliable steering committee of the Department of Interior Government, the Progressive Alliance of Citizens for Democracy in 1997.

After a brief hiatus from politics, Gov. Deloso returned to the political arena of Zambales via the gubernatorial race in the May 14, 2007 elections where he posted a decisive victory.

After completing his Associate in Arts at the University of the Philippines in Diliman in 1956, he proceeded to take up Bachelor of Laws in the same school where he graduated in 1960.

Fresh out of law school, Gov. Deloso worked as associate attorney for the Agrava & Agrava Law Office until 1963, then served as municipal secretary of Iba, Zambales from 1963 to 1967. From 1967 to 1970, he was the branch auditor of PNB Olongapo Branch.

Born in San Isidro, Botolan Zambales on September 3, 1938, Gov. Deloso is married to Sally L. Poynter. Their union has produced nine children, Zarmi Cheryl, Ad Hebert, Yodel, Arys, Omar, Renoir, Izelle, and Vijay Vianney.