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Edgardo Chatto y Migriño, is a Filipino politician. A lawyer by profession, he is currently the Governor of the Province of Bohol, having been elected in the 2010 elections. Prior to this, he was a member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines as representative of the first legislative district of Bohol which he served for three terms since 2001.

Edgardo Migriño Chatto, nicknamed Edgar or Eddie, was born on February 21, 1959 in Malate, Manila, Philippines. He is the son of the late Eladio Ibarra Chatto and former Mayor of Balilihan, Bohol Victoria Migriño-Chatto. A consistent honor student, he finished both his elementary and secondary education at the Divine Word College of Tagbilaran (now Holy Name University), in 1973 and 1979 respectively. He finished Bachelor of Economics at the University of the Philippines School of Economics in Diliman, Quezon City in April 1981. He attended the Ateneo de Manila University for his Bachelor of Laws (1984–1988) and graduated at the Holy Name University in 1988. He finished his Masters in Government Management at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Graduate School of Business and Management as a DILG-LGA scholar in April 1998. In 1991, he finished the Local Administration and Development Course at the University of the Philippines. He also attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Massachusetts, U.S. in 1999.

Edgar is married to Maria Pureza Veloso-Chatto with whom he has one daughter, Esther Patrisha Veloso Chatto, who is also a lawyer.

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