|Majority Whip of the North Carolina Senate|
January 26, 2011 – June 30, 2020
|Preceded by||Katie G. Dorsett|
|Succeeded by||Rick Gunn|
|Member of the North Carolina Senate|
January 1, 2003 – June 30, 2020
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Dave Craven|
|Born||October 10, 1940|
Archdale, North Carolina, U.S.
|Died||February 4, 2023(aged 82)|
Jerry W. Tillman (October 10, 1940 – February 4, 2023) was an American politician who was a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly, representing the state's twenty-sixth Senate district, including constituents in Guilford and Randolph counties. A retired teacher, coach and school administrator from Archdale, North Carolina, Tillman served nine terms in the state Senate, retiring June 30, 2020. Tillman was the Senate Majority Whip and was Chair or Co-Chair of several committees in the NC Senate. In 2013, Senator Tillman co-authored and introduced the state's controversial "voting reform act", which will require photo ID to vote.
- "Former NC Sen. Jerry Tillman dies at 82". Carolina Journal. February 6, 2023.
- Yost, Scott D. (February 6, 2023). "Former NC Senator Jerry Tillman Passes, Leaving Life of Public Service Behind". Rhino Times. Retrieved February 7, 2023.
- "North Carolina General Assembly – Senate Bill 428 Voting Reform Act". ncleg.gov. March 26, 2013. Retrieved February 7, 2023.