Silver, James

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Silver, James Gender: M
James Wesley Silver
born on 28 June 1907 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Rochester, New York, 43n09, 77w37
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 05°47' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°51 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 20°41'


American historian, author of Mississippi: The Closed Society (1964), and professor at the University of Mississippi and later at the University of Notre Dame (1965-1969) and the University of South Florida (1970-1982). He died on July 25, 1988.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Cracking the Closed Society: James W. Silver and the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi" by Lisa Ann Fox, B.A. (Thesis Prepared for the Degree of Master of Arts, University of Texas, May 2010), p. 22: "James Wesley Silver, the fourth child of Henry and Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Silver of Rochester, New York, was born at 11 a.m. on June 28, 1907. In his diary Henry Silver noted that his new baby 'was a big fellow weighing 11 pounds.'" The source is given by Fox as: "James W. Silver, ed., 'Making a Living in Rochester: The Diary of Henry D. Silver, 1906-1914,' Rochester History, 15 (October 1953): 9."


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Political Science
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social