James W. Silliman

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James W. Silliman
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 34th district
In office
January 5, 1953 - January 3, 1955
Preceded byWallace Henderson
Succeeded byAlan G. Pattee
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 33rd district
In office
January 6, 1947 - January 5, 1953
Preceded byFred Emlay
Succeeded byWilliam W. Hansen
Personal details
Born(1905-08-12)August 12, 1905
Castroville, California
DiedOctober 21, 1976(1976-10-21) (aged 71)
Salinas, California
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Nevelle Hawkins
Children3

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 for the 33rd and 34th district from 1947 to 1955,[1] including serving as Speaker of the Assembly from 1953–1954. He ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 1954 and for state senator in 1955.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Join California- James W. Silliman". joincalifornia.com.
Preceded by
Speaker of the California State Assembly
January 1953–April 1954
Succeeded by