James W. Silliman

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James Willys Silliman (August 12, 1905 – October 21, 1976) was a Republican politician from the US State of California, who served in the California State Assembly from 1947–1955, including serving as Speaker of the Assembly from 1953–1954. He ran unsuccessfully for Lieutenant Governor in 1954 and for State Senator in 1955.

Preceded by
Sam L. Collins
Speaker of the California State Assembly
January 1953–April 1954
Succeeded by
Luther H. Lincoln