Pardon E. Tillinghast

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Pardon Elisha Tillinghast (1836 - February 9, 1905) was a Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court from 1891 to 1905, serving as Chief Justice from 1904 until his death.[1]

Tillinghast served several terms in the State legislature before he was elected judge of the Supreme Court in 1881.[2] He served in the common pleas division until 1891, then entered the appellate division.[1]


  1. ^ a b "News of the Profession", Law Notes, Vol. 8. (March 1905), p. 473.
  2. ^ Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations at the May Session, 1882 (1882), p. 93.