|2nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines|
July 1, 1920 – October 31, 1921
|Nominated by||William McKinley|
|Preceded by||Cayetano Arellano|
|Succeeded by||Manuel Araullo|
|Secretary of Finance and Justice|
November 1, 1913 – June 30, 1920
|Appointed by||Governor-General Francis Burton Harrison|
|Preceded by||Gregorio S. Araneta|
|Succeeded by||Quintin Paredes|
February 25, 1855|
|Died||April 12, 1927
Victorino Mapa (February 25, 1855 - April 12, 1927) was the second Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
He was homeschooled during his childhood.  Later on, he graduated his Bachelor of Arts in Colegio de San Juan de Letran and subsequently, he earned his degree of Bachelor of Laws and Jurisprudence from the University of Santo Tomas at the age of 25.
He was chosen as one of the Associate Justices of the newly created Supreme Court of the Philippines in 1901, together with Cayetano Arellano and Florentino Torres. He then left the Supreme Court to be Secretary of Justice in 1913. He was called to be Chief Justice in 1920, upon Arellano's retirement.
His tenure was brief, as his frail health forced him to retire early.
He died April 12, 1927. On April 29, or 17 days later, his fellow retired Justice, Florentino Torres, also died.They were both given necrological services by the Supreme Court.
- Sevilla, Victor J. Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. QC: New Day Publishers, 1984. Vol. I, p. 16-17. 17.
- Cruz, Isagani A. (2000). Res Gestae: A Brief History of the Supreme Court. Rex Book Store, Manila
- Philippine Reports, Volume 49 (In Memoriam)
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