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 John William Boehne, Sr

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John William Boehne, Sr

  • Birth 28 Oct 1856 Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 1946 Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 7757377

U.S. Congressman. He attended Evansville Business College, then engaged in the manufacture of stoves and ranges. He was a City of Evansville Councilman, (1897-99), Mayor of Evansville, Indiana, (1905-08) and delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1908. In 1909, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses, serving until 1913. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he served as director of the Federal Reserve Bank at St. Louis, Missouri and Congressman John William Boehne, Jr. was his son.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7757377
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William Boehne, Sr (28 Oct 1856–27 Dec 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7757377, citing Lutheran Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .