Advertisement

 Horace Boies

Advertisement

Horace Boies Famous memorial

Birth
Erie County, New York, USA
Death 4 Apr 1923 (aged 95)
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Sec E/Lot 83
Memorial ID 18492849 View Source

Iowa Governor. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852 and was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1855. Moving to Iowa, in 1867, he established a successful legal career and was elected as the first Democrat the 14th Governor of Iowa, serving (1890-94). While in office, his primary focus was on securing legislation that would accommodate both sides of the state liquor prohibition issue. After his term, he was offered an appointment as Secretary of Agriculture, but declined. After several unsuccessful attempts in other political positions, he retired to California, until his death at age 95.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


Family Members

Parents
Spouses
Siblings
Children

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Horace Boies?

Current rating:

18 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.