Full Name: Paul George Silber, Jr.
Date of birth: January 15, 1925
Date of death: November 19, 2015
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Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973
San Antonio / Bexar
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Military Service Notes
- United States Army, 1st Lieutenant, World War II. Silber "left college and enlisted in the Army as a private in July 1943 and was commissioned a 2nd Lt. Infantry at Ft. Benning, GA in November 1944. He joined Company G, 34th Infantry, 24th Division in January 1945 where he was critically wounded by a Jap mortar shell on February 4th while in command of the 2nd Platoon at the Battle of Zig Zag Pass on Luzon in the Philippines during World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Combat Infantry Badge. After months of hospitalization, he was medically retired from the Army as a 1st Lt." Photo in uniform.
Texas State Cemetery.
- Mentioned in obituary of brother, John Silber, "President Emeritus John R. Silber Dead at 86: Led University for 25 years," 9/27/2012.
BU Today, 2013.
- Notice of death, 11/22/2015.
Speaker of the House.
Paul Silber, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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