\tˈɪlɡmən], \tˈɪlɡmən], \t_ˈɪ_l_ɡ_m_ə_n]\
Definitions of TILGHMAN, MATTHEW
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(1718-1790), was a member of the Maryland General Assembly from 1751 to 1774. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777Â· He was president of the Revolutionary Convention which directed the State Government from 1774 to 1777. To him was largely due the drafting and organizing of the government of Maryland.
By John Franklin Jameson
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G. K. Chesterton
- conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936)