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Benjamin Markley Boyer
Birth: Jan. 22, 1823
Pottstown
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1887
Norristown
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Congressman. Born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia, in 1841. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1844 and was Deputy Attorney General of Montgomery County, (1848-50). During the Civil War, he served in the Union Army as Captain of Company H, 41st Pennsylvania Emergency Troops. In 1865, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses, serving until 1869. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was appointed Judge of the Montgomery County Court and served until his death at age 64 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Eleanor Boyer (1831 - 1882)*
 
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Burial:
West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bala Cynwyd
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Greenlawn Section, Lot 5
 
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Record added: Oct 11, 2000
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CIVIL WAR. It is my honor to be visiting your memorial this Sunday afternoon, Sir. Thank you for your service to our great country.
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