|Birthname||John Robert Silber|
|born on||15 August 1926 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )|
|Place||San Antonio, Texas, 29n25, 98w30|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||22°21' 14°01 Asc. 22°57'|
American academician and candidate for public office.
From 1971 to 1996 he was President of Boston University and from 1996 to 2002 Chancellor of the University. From 2002 to 2003 he again served as President (Ad Interim), and from 2003 until his death he held the title of President Emeritus.
In 1990, he won the Democratic gubernatorial primary to become one of two major-party candidates for governor of Massachusetts in the general election of 1990. He lost that election to the Republican William Weld, who won by 38,000 votes.
He died on 27 September 2012, aged 86, in Brookline, Massachusetts.
- friend relationship with Wiesel, Elie (born 30 September 1928)
- Vocation : Education : Administrator
- Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost