|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||05°47' 14°51 Asc. 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.
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