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Republican Congressman Silas M. Burroughs dies at his home in New York

Orleans County, New York, 1857
06/03/1860
U.S. Congressman Silas Mainville Burroughs of New York's 31st District died at his home in Medina, New York five weeks before his fiftieth birthday.  A Republican, he was in his second term.  Previously he had served in the New York Assembly and had been a brigadier general in the state militia.  Another Republican, Edwin R. Reynolds was elected in November 1860 to complete his term.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 503.

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