David Augustus Boody


David Augustus Boody Famous memorial

Jackson, Waldo County, Maine, USA
Death 20 Jan 1930 (aged 92)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 139, Lot 31390
Memorial ID 3851 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Educated at Phillips Academy Massachusetts, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced to practice law in Camden, Maine. Moving to New York, in 1862, he engaged in the banking and brokerage business. In March 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress and served until his resignation in October 1891. He then resumed his former business interest, and was Mayor of Brooklyn, (1892-93). He also was a member of the New York Stock Exchange and president of the board of trustees of the Brooklyn Public Library, until his death at age 92.

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