Silas Lillard Bryan, Judge

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Silas Lillard Bryan, Judge

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rappahannock County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Marion, IL
Immediate Family:

Son of John C Bryan and Nancy Lillard
Husband of Maria Jennings Bryan
Father of William Jennings Bryan "The Great Commoner", U.S. Secretary of State; Charles W. Bryan, Governor and Mary Elizabeth Allen

Occupation: Judge
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About Silas Lillard Bryan, Judge

Silas Bryan, of Scots-Irish and English ancestry, was an avid Jacksonian Democrat. Silas won election to the Illinois State Senate, but was defeated for re-election in 1860. He won election as a state circuit judge, and in 1866 moved his family to a 520-acre (210.4 ha) farm north of Salem, living in a ten-room house that was the envy of Marion County.

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Silas Lillard Bryan, Judge's Timeline

1822
November 1822
Rappahannock County, Virginia, United States
1860
March 19, 1860
Age 37
Salem, Marion County, Illinois, United States
1867
February 10, 1867
Age 44
Salem, Marion County, Illinois, United States
1873
1873
Age 50
1880
March 30, 1880
Age 57
Marion, IL