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Thomas Alexander Boyd

  • Birth 25 Jun 1830 Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 28 May 1897 Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 30453262

US Congressman. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a lawyer in practice when he enlisted in Union Army and served as a Captain in the 17th Regiment, Illinois Infantry. After the war, served as a member of the Illinois State Senate, 1866 to 1877. In 1877, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1881. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 30453262
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Alexander Boyd (25 Jun 1830–28 May 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30453262, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .