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Silas Matteson Weaver, American judge. member Iowa House of Representatives, 1884-1888 (chairman Judiciary committee).

Background

Weaver, Silas Matteson was born on December 18, 1845 in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. Son of Caleb and Matilda (Matteson) Weaver.

Education

Education common schools of Chautauqua County, and at Fredonia (New York) Academy, 1861-1865. Doctor of Laws, Cornell College, Iowa, 1907.

Career

Read law at Fredonia, New York. Admitted to bar, Buffalo, May 4, 1868. Removed to Iowa Falls, Iowa, August 1868, and practiced law there.

Mayor of Iowa Falls, 1874-1876. Member Iowa House of Representatives, 1884-1888 (chairman Judiciary committee). District judge, 11th Judicial District, 1886-1901.

Judge Supreme Court of the Iowa, January 1, since 1902.

Politics

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Views

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Membership

Member Iowa House of Representatives, 1884-1888 (chairman Judiciary committee).

Connections

Married Sarah C. Lucas, September 20, 1874.

father:
Caleb Weaver

mother:
Matilda (Matteson) Weaver

spouse:
Sarah C. Lucas