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State official

Phyllis C. Silva, American state official. Named Brevet Colonel Newport Artillery, Rhode Island, 1976. Board directors New England Conservation Center, 1978—1982; Member of Bristol History Society, Society of America Archivists, Rhode Island General Society (1st vice president).

Background

Silva, Phyllis C. was born on May 6, 1928 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States. Daughter of Reuben Ballou and Alice (Carr) Cook.

Education

Student, University Rhode Island. Student, Catholic Teachers College.

Career

Reg. genealogist Spinner Black Cotton Mill, Blackstone, Massachusetts, 1944—1949. Lacquer sprayer Brier Manufacturing Company, Providence, 1949—1956. Teacher Woonsocket School Systems, 1956—1967.

Assistant secretary state in-charge archives Office Rhode Island, Secretary State, Providence, since 1967. Coordinator History Records Advisory Board Rhode Island, since 1976, National History Publications and Records, since 1976. Lecturer state archives, since 1980.

Membership

Board directors New England Conservation Center, 1978—1982. Member of Bristol History Society, Society of America Archivists, Rhode Island General Society (1st vice president).

Connections

Married J. Camille Peloquin, September 5, 1949 (divorced 1973). Children: J. Camille, Linda Peloquin Clayton, Ronald, Theodore. Married John L. Silva, June 26, 1977.

father:
Reuben Ballou Cook

mother:
Alice (Carr) Cook

spouses:
J. Camille Peloquin

John L. Silva

children:
J. Camille Silva

Linda Peloquin Clayton Silva

Ronald Silva

Theodore Silva