Silas Alward

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Silas Alward
Member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick for City of St. John
In office
Personal details
Born (1841-04-14)April 14, 1841
New Canaan, Queens County, New Brunswick
Died June 12, 1919(1919-06-12) (aged 78)
Political party Liberal

Silas Alward (April 14, 1841 – June 12, 1919) was a Canadian politician in the province of New Brunswick.

Born in New Canaan, Queens County, New Brunswick, the son of John Alward and Mary A. Corey, Alward received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Acadia College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia in 1860. In 1871, he received an A.M. degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He studied law in St. John, New Brunswick and was called to the bar of New Brunswick in 1866.

He was elected by acclamation to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in 1887. A Liberal, he was re-elected in the 1892 and 1895 elections. He was defeated in the 1899 election.


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