Newton W. Gilbert

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Newton Whiting Gilbert
Newton W. Gilbert (Governor General of the Philippines).jpg
25th Lieutenant Governor of Indiana
In office
January 11, 1901 – January 14, 1905
GovernorWinfield T. Durbin
Preceded byWilliam S. Haggard
Succeeded byHugh Thomas Miller
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1905 – November 6, 1906
Preceded byJames M. Robinson
Succeeded byClarence C. Gilhams
Member of the Indiana Senate
In office
Personal details
BornMay 24, 1862
Worthington, Ohio
DiedJuly 5, 1939 (aged 77)
Santa Ana, California
Resting placeCircle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana
Political partyRepublican

Newton Whiting Gilbert (May 24, 1862 – July 5, 1939) was a politician from Indiana. He was the 25th Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, member of the Indiana State Senate, a representative in the United States House of Representatives, and Acting Governor-General of the Philippines from September 1, 1913 to October 6, 1913.[1] He served on the Philippine Commission, the appointed upper house of the Philippine Legislature of the American colonial Insular Government of the Philippines.


  1. ^ Newton W. Gilbert at Political Graveyard

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Newton W. Gilbert (id: G000176)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Newton W. Gilbert at Find a Grave
Political offices
Preceded by
William S. Haggard
Lieutenant Governor of Indiana
Succeeded by
Hugh T. Miller
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James M. Robinson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 12th congressional district

Succeeded by
Clarence C. Gilhams
Political offices
Preceded by
James Francis Smith
Governor-General of the Philippines
Succeeded by
William Cameron Forbes