Supreme Court E-Library
Information At Your Fingertips

Chief Justice

Chief Justice Manuel G. Araullo

Tenure: November 01, 1921 - July 26, 1924
Appointed by: Wilson

Birthdate: January 01, 1853
Died: July 26, 1924

Place of Birth: Balayan, Batangas


  1. Elementary : Ateneo Municipal de Manila
  2. Bachelor of Philosophy, San Juan de Letran College
  3. Bachelor of Law, University of Santo Tomas, 1876
  4. Passed the Bar on 1876
  5. Doctor of Laws, Universidad Central de Madrid

Professional Career:
  1. Relator de la Real Audiencia de Manila
  2. Judge, CFI of Manila
  3. Judge-at-Large, Audencia de Manila
  4. Professor, University of Santo Tomas, 1892
  5. Designated to preside over the Sala de la Civil of the Supreme Court
  6. Judge, CFI of the 4th District comprising the provinces of Tarlac, Pampanga and Nueva Ecija
  7. Judge, CFI of Manila
  8. Chairman, Code Committee, 1913
  9. Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines, 1921


Professional and Civil Organizations:

  1. Batacan, Delfin. The Supreme Court in Philippine History - From Arellano to Concepcion. QC: Central Lawbook Pub., Co., 1972. p13.
  2. Illustration, in Encyclopedia of the Philippines. Edited by Zoilo Galang. Manila: Exequiel Flow, 1950. Vol. III, p. 323.
  3. In Memoriam, in Cornejo's Commonwealth Directory of the Philippines. Compiled, edited & published by Miguel R. Cornejo, 1939. p.942.
  4. Paras, Corazon and Ramon Ricardo A. Roque. The Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Pasig City, Anvil Pub., 2000. p. 65-67.
  5. Paras, Corazon De Leon and Ma. Corona Salcedo-Romero. The Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (A Biographical Directory). Manila: Rex Book Store, 1971. p. 30.
  6. Sevilla, Victor J. Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. QC: New Day Publishers, 1984. Vol. I, p. 72-78.

  1. Discurso Pronunciado Por El Diputado Manuel C. Briones En El Acto Necrologico En Honor Del Presidente De La Corte Suprema Don Manuel Araullo. 7 Lawyers J 649 (Aug. 15, 1939)
  2. The Hon. Manuel Araullo 1853-1924 (picture). 5 Lawyers J No. 20 (Oct. 31, 1937)
  3. Limjoco, Angel L. A New Wind at the Securities and Exchange Commission (The Manuel Araullo lecture). 4 JIBP No. 2, 112 (second quarter, 1976)
  4. Villaluz, Sisenando, The cover : Chief Justice Manuel Araullo. 5 Lawyers J No. 20, 940 (Oct. 31, 1937)

© Supreme Court E-Library 2012
This website was designed and developed, and is maintained, by the E-Library Technical Staff.