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Dr Edwin Chalmers Silsby

Dr Edwin Chalmers Silsby

Birth
Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), Thailand
Death 26 Nov 1922 (aged 71)
Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Burial Madison, Lake County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 54477968 · View Source
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He was educated at Bryant and Stratton's Business College, 1868, Oberlin College, 1871-1873, law student, 1873-1875, Talladega College, M.A., 1907, Howard University, LLD., 1913;

Compositor for Mobile Nationalist 1866; teacher, Black schools, Montgomery, Selma, and Marion, Alabama, 1866-1867; clerk to U.S. commissioner, Selma, 1867; hospital steward, Freedman's Hospital, Selma, 1868; asst. engrossing clerk and asst clerk of House of Representatives, Montgomery, 1868-1869;

Ass't registrar of voters, Dallas County, 1869; business manager, Selma Press, 1869, 1871; ass't. U.S. Marshall Census, 1870; deputy clerk of circuit court, Dallas County, 1869-1872; principal, Burrell Academy, Selma, 1875-1885; secy and treas., 1885-1907, dean and registrar, 1907-1912, professor of economics, civics, and ethics, 1907-1916, emeritus professor of history and political science, 1916-1922, Talladega College.

Occupation: professor at Talladega College

Silsby Science Hall, constructed in 1926, was named for Dr. E. C. Silsby, who was a member of the College faculty for 37 years. The building was a gift of the General Education Board and friends and alumni of the College. It contains the laboratories and classrooms for the Natural Sciences and Mathematics.


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  • Created by: Member#47194125
  • Added: 4 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54477968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Edwin Chalmers Silsby (25 Aug 1851–26 Nov 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54477968, citing Fairview Memorial Park, Madison, Lake County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Member#47194125 (contributor 47194125) .