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Whitaker B. Silliman Whitaker Baines Silliman
Full Name: Whitaker Baines Silliman
Date of birth: February 18, 1866
Date of death: February 15, 1939

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 102 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Eldorado / Schleicher   Coke, Concho, Crockett, Irion, Menard, Runnels, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Tom Green
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 46th Legislature, R.S., HSR 135, 2/20/1939, pp. 629-630. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Whitaker B. Silliman, Volume V, pp. 2334-2335. Birth date 2/18/1866. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Obituary, W.B. Silliman, "Early Eldorado Realtor Dies at Fort Stockton," 2/16/1939, p. 6. "He was a Representative in the Texas Legislature in 1908 . . . " Vernon Daily Record.
  • Other Resources
  • Whitaker Baines Silliman, birth date 2/18/1866 in San Felipe, Austin County; death date 2/15/1939 in Fort Stockton, Pecos County. W. Bains Silliman, attorney in 1926 Abilene City Directory, spouse Agnes Silliman. Barnes Family Tree; U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - [Whiteh] Silliman, Schleicher County, age 34, born February 1866 in Texas, spouse Agnes D.
    Census of 1910 - W.B. Silliman, Schleicher County, age 43, lawyer, spouse Agnes.
    Census of 1920 - W.B. Silliman, Schleicher County, age 52, lawyer, spouse Agnes.
    Census of 1930 - W. Baines Silliman, Pecos County, Fort Stockton Enumeration District, age 62, lawyer, spouse Agnes. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930
  • W.B. Silliman, birth date 2/18/1865 in Austin County, death date 2/15/1939 in Fort Stockton, Pecos County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • W.B. Silliman (1866-1939), interment in Christoval Cemetery, Christoval, Tom Green County, with spouse Agnes Silliman. Find a Grave.
  • Whitaker B. Silliman. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Whitaker B. Silliman, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on the Fort Worth Stockyards  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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