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The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans
Biographies of Notable Americans, 1904

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Description:
With more than thirty thousand entries, this encyclopedia of important Americans spans the history of the nation from the first arrivals in the 17th Century through the end of the 19th Century. Rich in detail, each entry includes a short family history and a record of the important accomplishments of the individual.

Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Biographies of Notable Americans, 1904 [database online]. Orem, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 1997. Original data: Johnson, Rossiter, ed. Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans. Volumes I-X. Boston, MA: The Biographical Society, 1904.

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The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume II

SILAS CONDIT

CONDIT, Silas, representative, was born in Newark, N. J., Aug. 18, 1778; son of Dr. John and Abigail (Halsey) Condit.

He was graduated at the College of New Jersey in 1795, and engaged in business as a merchant in Orange. He served [p.341] repeatedly in the legislature and was a representative in the 22nd congress, 1831-33. He was a member of the convention which framed the state constitution of 1844, and was president of the Newark banking company.

He was married May 9, 1799, to Elizabeth, daughter of John Smith. He died in Newark, N. J., Nov. 29, 1861.

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