1847-03-02

 2nd March 1847

Cayetano Arellano was born in Orion, Bataan

  Cayetano Arellano y Lonzón  was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines under the American Civil Government. Cayetano Arellano, was an American collaborator Filipino lawyer who had occupied a high position in Aguinaldo’s government. He conspired with the Americans under General Otis and re-established the Audiencia Territorial, and renamed it the Supreme Court. He was Chief Justice from 1901 until his retirement on April 12, 1920, making him the longest serving Chief Justice.

 

 

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