Salvador A. Rodolfo, Sr. - Later Life and Death

Later Life and Death

In later years, he played a role in local politics in the 80's and 90's serving as Senior Provincial Board Member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and acting Vice Governor in Catanduanes. He was a key ally of the late Gov. Leandro Verceles, Sr. ultimately bringing an end to the political dynasty in the province.

In 1995, he was appointed as Chief Security Consultant in the Bureau of Immigration under then Commissioner Leandro Verceles during Pres. Fidel V. Ramos Administration.

He was granted US Citizenship in 1992 after the US Congress passed the law granting citizenship to the USAFFE Veterans who served under Gen.Douglas McArthur. He decided to stay in America for good in 2002.

He died a very peaceful death surrounded by family members on January 9, 2012 at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California. His last words to his son were "You will succeed for as long as you are on God's side". He was a month away from his 93rd birthday.

His remains lie in the Garden of Valor in Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park in Westlake Village, California.

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