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 Benjamin Markley Boyer

Benjamin Markley Boyer

Birth
Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 16 Aug 1887 (aged 64)
Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Greenlawn Section, Lot 5
Memorial ID 12868 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 11 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12868
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Markley Boyer (22 Jan 1823–16 Aug 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12868, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .