Silsby, Herbert (1925 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Herbert T. Silsby, II was born in Aurora, ME and moved to Ellsworth as a teenager. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1947, passed the bar after two years of study at Boston University Law School, and spent 25 years in private practice as an attorney. He first served as a judge at age 26 in the municipal court in Ellsworth and was appointed to the Superior Court bench by Gov. James Longley and served as a justice from 1977 to 1992.

Selected Bibliography

  • A History of Aurora, Maine (1958)
  • A Church has been Gathered: Hsitory of the First Congregational Church in Ellsworth (1962)
  • Ellsworth, Maine 1763-1963: Bicentennial Celebration July 20-July 27, 1963 (1963)
  • Memorable Justices and Lawyers of Maine: A Historical Perspective (2006)