Senator Alfredo S. Lim
Born in December 21, 1929, Alfredo S. Lim finished his elementary grade at P. Gomez Elementary School in 1943 and his secondary at Far Eastern University in 1948. He received Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in 1951 and Bachelor of Lawin 1963 both at University of the East. He finished his Master's Degree in National Security Administration with honor at the National Defense College of the Philippines in 1981.
He became a member of the Philippine Bar in 1963 and had served the Integrated National Police for 30 years. In 1984 to 1985 he was the Superintendent of the Philippine National Police Academy and the Director of the Western Police District and retired as Major General. He became the Director of the National Bureau of Investigation in 1992 and on that same year he was elected as Mayor of the City of Manila and was reelected as Mayor of Manila in 1995. He was designated as Secretary of Interior and Local Government in 2000 to 2001 and was elected as Senator of the Philippines in 2004.
He received various awards, medals, citation commendation in recognition of his outstanding achievement as a law enforcement officer and a public servant such as Outstanding Achivement Medal for professional competence as PNP A Superintendent in 1985, Archdiocesan Plaque of Recognition for Leadership in 1988, First Ten Outstanding Police of the Philippines (TOPP) Hall of Fame awardee of the Philippines in 1990, Most Outstanding Law Enforcer Award from the Consumers Union of the Philippines in 1990, President Osmeiia Most Outstanding Public Servant Award in 1992, Dr Jose P. Rizal Immortal Award from the Knights of Rizal in 1994, Gintong Ama Award in 1994, Mayor, of the First City in Asia from the Rotary Club in Kooringal, Wagga, Australia in 1994, Medal Merit from the International Association of Lion's Club in 1996, Chino Roces Award in 1997 and The Outstanding Filipino in 1997.