Silas Woodson Photo

Silas Woodson

Born: May 18, 1819

Death: Oct 9, 1896

Birthplace: Knox County

Nationality: United States

Silas Woodson

Date of Birth : May 18, 1819
Date of Death : Oct 9, 1896
Birth Place : Knox County

Silas Woodson was the 21st Governor of Missouri, United States, between January 3, 1873 and January 12, 1875. He was notable for being the first Democrat elected to that position since the Civil War. No Republican would reach the office for over 30 years after Woodson's election.

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