W.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

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), burial 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.


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Committee Information top

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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