Diosdado Macapagal (1961-1965) was the Vice President under President Garcia. During the 1961 Presidential election, he ran under the Liberal Party and won over President Garcia.
Elpidio Quirino (1948-1953) was the Vice President under President Manuel Roxas. When the latter died before completing his presidency, his Vice President took over the position. President Elpidio Quirino was re-elected for another 4 years. He was the second elected President after the war.
Carlos Garcia (1957-1961) was the Vice President under President Magsaysay. When the latter died in a plane crash at Mount Manungal in Cebu, he took over the reign of government. He got elected as President during 1957 election defeating Jose Yulo of the Liberal Party.