Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Boggs, James Caleb

Boggs, James Caleb, a Representative from Delaware; born in Cheswold, Kent County, Del., May 15, 1909; attended the rural schools; was graduated from the University of Delaware at Newark in 1931 and from Georgetown University Law School,Washington, D.C., in 1937; was admitted to the bar in 1938 and commenced practice in Dover, Del.; during World War II served as an officer in the United States Army from February 10, 1941, to January 3, 1946; deputy judge of the family court of New Castle County, Del., in 1946; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

BOGGS, Thomas Hale, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Long Beach, Harrison County, Miss., February 15, 1914; attended the public and parochial schools of Jefferson Parish, La.; was graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans, La., in 1935 and from the law department of the same university in 1937; was admitted to the bar in 1937 and commenced practice in New Orleans, La.; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Congress (January 3, 1941-January 3, 1943); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1942; resumed the practice of law in New Orleans, La.; enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve in November 1943; was commissioned an ensign and attached to the Potomac River Naval Command and the United States Maritime Service until separated in January 1946; again elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

BOGY, Lewis Vital, a Senator from Missouri; born in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., April 9, 1813; attended the public schools; employed as clerk in a mercantile establishment; studied law in Illinois; was graduated from a law school in Lexington, Ky., in 1835 and commenced practice in St. Louis; served in the Black Hawk War; member of the board of aldermen of St. Louis in 1838; member of the State house of representatives in 1840, 1841, 1854, and 1855; Commissioner of Indian Affairs in 1867 and 1868; president of the city council of St. Louis in 1872; one of the projectors of the St. Louis & Iron Mountain Railway, acting as president for two years; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1873, until his death in St. Louis, Mo., September 20, 1877; interment in Calvary Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Boggs, James Caleb," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.863 864. Original Sources, accessed August 22, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PX2IZ1QNSIA594A.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Boggs, James Caleb." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.863, page 864. Original Sources. 22 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PX2IZ1QNSIA594A.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Boggs, James Caleb' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.863, pp.864. Original Sources, retrieved 22 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PX2IZ1QNSIA594A.