Gilbert V. Indeglia

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Gilbert V. Indeglia
Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
from the 48th (South Kingstown & Narragansett) district
In office
January 1, 1985 – January 3, 1989
Preceded by Roger L. Pearson (D-48)
Succeeded by Donald J. Lally, Jr. (D-48)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island
Assumed office
April 28, 2010
Nominated by Donald Carcieri
Personal details
Born (1941-08-31) August 31, 1941 (age 75)
Providence, Rhode Island
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Elizabeth L. (Wescott) Indeglia
Residence Kingston, Rhode Island
Alma mater Boston College
University of Michigan Law School

Gilbert V. Indeglia (born August 31, 1941)[1] is a justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

Gilbert Indeglia was born into a family of attorneys and is a grandson of Rhode Island's first official public defender. Indeglia is a 1959 graduate of Providence's Classical High School, a 1963 graduate of Boston College, and a 1966 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. After graduation Indeglia worked in private practice for 20 years and served in the RI Air National Guard from 1967-72. He also served as a South Kingstown probate judge and town solicitor and in the Rhode Island House of Representatives in the 48th District from 1985-1989 as a Republican. Indeglia was a member of the House Judiciary Committee that presided over impeachment proceedings for the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Joseph A. Bevilacqua. Indeglia also served as a member of the South Kingstown Town Council from 1977-1984. Indeglia was appointed to the Rhode Island District Court in 1989 and the Rhode Island Superior Court in 2000. In 2010 Governor Donald Carcieri appointed him to the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

Family life[edit]

Indeglia is married to the former Elizabeth L. Westcott and as of 2010 has two children and three grandchildren.[2]

References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ Butterworth's Law List 1972
  2. ^ "Indeglia installed on high court" by Tracy Breton, Providence Journal, April 29, 2010 Projo.com