Catalino “Capitan Talino” Tagimacruz Alfafara
(22-Mar-1897 – 14-Aug-1945)
Son of Maximo Poncardas Alfafara and Ana Rama Tagimacruz.
Founder of Carcar Academy (1930); Army captain;
Shares honor with his sister Primitiva Alfafara-Padin (1903-19__ ), long-serving Carcar Academy principal, and her husband, Elpidio Alesna Padin (1899- ) who succeeded Catalino as Academy director, for having shaped the futures of the most number of Carcaranon, as well as young men and women from other towns; since he was a captain during the Japanese occupation and a big prize, his family members were imprisoned by the Japanese and grilled regarding his whereabouts, but he had already made the jump to Bohol; unexpected death in 1945.
Married to Clotilde Mejia with 3 children.
1946 Printed Program for the First Death Anniversary Service for Capt. Catalino T. Alfafara (from Peary G. Aleonar collection)
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