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Former Dagupan City mayor Benjamin Lim dies

10:17 AM January 16, 2019

DAGUPAN CITY – Former City Mayor Benjamin Lim passed away in a Makati Hospital at 1:09 a.m. on Wednesday due to a lingering illness. He was 66.

Lim suffered a stroke the day before the May 2013 elections when he was running for re-election.

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He served as congressman of Pangasinan’s fourth legislative district from 1998-2001.

He was the city mayor from 2001-2007 and from 2010-2013.

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