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BOGGS (Soundex B200) — See also BAGGS, BEGGS, BIGGS, BOGGAN, BOGGERS, BOGGES, BOGGESS, BOGGINI, BOGGIO, BOGGUS, BUGS, COGGS, COGGSWELL, SCROGGS, SOGGS.

  BOGGS: See also Lynette Maria Boggs-McDonald — Ashley Boggs Bruggeman — Daniel Cruger — Howard Darrel Darby — William Lee Gilligan — Edward Wheeler Goss — Robertson Honey — John Larkin, Jr. — David Pressly Robinson — Barbara Boggs Sigmund — George Morgan Thomas — William Boggs Whitt
  Boggs, (need first name) — Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state senate 26th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Brent See Lawrence Brent Boggs
  Boggs, C. M. — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Mayor of Arkansas City, Kan., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, C. W. — of Blair, Washington County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Caleb See James Caleb Boggs
  Boggs, Carroll Curtis (b. 1843) — also known as Carroll C. Boggs — of Fairfield, Wayne County, Ill. Born in Fairfield, Wayne County, Ill., October 19, 1843. Democrat. Lawyer; Wayne County State's Attorney, 1873-77; Wayne County Judge, 1877-83; circuit judge in Illinois, 1885-97; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1897-1906; chief justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1900-01; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard L. Boggs and Sarah A. (Wright) Boggs; married, October 31, 1870, to Sarah A. Shaeffer.
  Boggs, Charles D. — of Newport News, Va. Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Newport News, Va., 1884-96. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Corinne Claiborne (1916-2013) — also known as Corinne C. Boggs; Lindy Boggs; Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne; Corinne Claiborne; Mrs. Hale Boggs — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Pointe Coupee Parish, La., March 13, 1916. Democrat. School teacher; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1973-91; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1984, 1988; U.S. Ambassador to Vatican, 1997-2001. Female. Catholic. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., July 27, 2013 (age 97 years, 136 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Step-daughter of George Keller; daughter of Roland Philemon Claiborne (1885-1918) and Corinne (Morrison) Claiborne; married, January 22, 1938, to Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr.; mother of Barbara Boggs Sigmund, Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. and Cokie Roberts (National Public Radio reporter and commentator); great-grandniece of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; second great-granddaughter of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne; second great-grandniece of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; first cousin once removed of Jacob Haight Morrison IV and de Lesseps Story Morrison; first cousin five times removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin four times removed of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961); third cousin once removed of Claiborne de Borda Pell.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Books by Corinne Boggs: Washington Through a Purple Veil: Memoirs of a Southern Woman (1994)
  Boggs, D. S. See Dexter Snow Boggs
  Boggs, Danny Julian (b. 1944) — also known as Danny J. Boggs — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Born in Havana (La Habana), Cuba, 1944. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1972; candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 20th District, 1975; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1986-2017; took senior status 2017. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Boggs, Dexter Snow — also known as D. S. Boggs — of Ritchie County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ritchie County, 1931-32; defeated, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Donald W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Boggs, Douglas S. — of Indiana. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Boggs, Ed L. (b. 1869) — of Big Otter, Clay County, W.Va. Born near Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va., February 25, 1869. Democrat. Farmer; lumber business; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1941. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Martin Boggs (1842-1934) and Margaret Ann (Byrne) Boggs; married, March 13, 1893, to Emma Hyer; grandson of James Anderson Boggs.
  Political family: Boggs family of Braxton County, West Virginia.
  Boggs, Eli — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, F. M. — of Macksville, Pendleton County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Pendleton County Republican Party, 1946-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Franklin H. — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 6th Circuit, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Gary — of Michigan. Socialist. Workers World candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Boggs, Gordon — of Pendleton County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Pendleton County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Grace Lee — of Michigan. Freedom Now candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Boggs, Mrs. Hale See Corinne Claiborne Boggs
  Boggs, Hale See Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr.
  Boggs, Henry A. (b. 1819) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Milesburg, Centre County, Pa., April 5, 1819. Republican. Newspaper editor; postmaster at Johnstown, Pa., 1859-61; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; member of Pennsylvania state senate 35th District, 1881-88. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, J. Caleb See James Caleb Boggs
  Boggs, J. Lawrence — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1861-69. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, J. M. See James Martin Boggs
  Boggs, James A. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 54, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Boggs, James Anderson (1815-1884) — also known as James A. Boggs — of Braxton County, W.Va. Born in Lewis County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 10, 1815. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Braxton County, 1883. Died in Braxton County, W.Va., March 22, 1884 (age 68 years, 133 days). Interment at Little Otter Cemetery, Near Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va.
  Relatives: Father of James Martin Boggs (1842-1934); grandfather of Ed L. Boggs.
  Political family: Boggs family of Braxton County, West Virginia.
  Boggs, James Caleb (1909-1993) — also known as J. Caleb Boggs — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Cheswold, Kent County, Del., May 15, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1947-53; Governor of Delaware, 1953-60; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1960; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1961-73; defeated, 1972. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis; Kappa Alpha Order. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 26, 1993 (age 83 years, 315 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Dover, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar J. Boggs and Lettie (Vaughan) Boggs; married, December 26, 1931, to Elizabeth Muir.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Boggs, James Martin (1842-1934) — also known as J. M. Boggs — of Clay County, W.Va. Born in Braxton County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 15, 1842. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1891. Died in Clay County, W.Va., March 24, 1934 (age 92 years, 68 days). Interment at Big Otter Cemetery, Big Otter, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Anderson Boggs; father of Ed L. Boggs (1869-?).
  Political family: Boggs family of Braxton County, West Virginia.
  Boggs, Kevin — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Boggs, L. A. — of Pendleton County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Pendleton County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, L. C. — of Hollywood, Broward County, Fla. Mayor of Hollywood, Fla., 1951-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, L. O. — of Creston, Union County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Lawrence See J. Lawrence Boggs
  Boggs, Lawrence Brent — also known as Brent Boggs — of Gassaway, Braxton County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 34th District. Still living as of 2012.
  Boggs, Lettie — of Cheswold, Kent County, Del. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Boggs, Lilburn Williams (1796-1860) — also known as Lilburn W. Boggs — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., December 14, 1796. Postmaster at Independence, Mo., 1827-31; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1832-36; Governor of Missouri, 1836-40; member of California state assembly 19th District, 1852-53. Died in California, March 14, 1860 (age 63 years, 91 days). Interment at Tulocay Cemetery, Napa, Calif.
  Boggs, Lindy See Corinne Claiborne Boggs
  Boggs, Marcus — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 11th Ohio District, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Maurice (1909-1985) — of Sand Fork, Gilmer County, W.Va.; Glenville, Gilmer County, W.Va. Born in Lockney, Gilmer County, W.Va., October 2, 1909. Democrat. Boilermaker; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Gilmer County; elected 1960. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in November, 1985 (age 76 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of W. French Boggs and Nellie (Alkire) Boggs; married, June 29, 1935, to Drusilla Garrett.
  Boggs, Nolan — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Secretary of Ohio Republican Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Rita R. — of Carson, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Carson, Calif., 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Boggs, Stuart C. — of Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, Thomas Hale, Sr. (1914-1972) — also known as Hale Boggs — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Long Beach, Harrison County, Miss., February 15, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1941-43, 1947-72; died in office 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948, 1956, 1960, 1968; Parliamentarian, 1964; chair, Resolutions and Platform Committee, chair, 1968; candidate in primary for Governor of Louisiana, 1952; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1957; member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President KNDY, 1963-64. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Amvets; Catholic War Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Disappeared while on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau, and presumed killed in a plane crash, somewhere in Alaska, October 16, 1972 (age 58 years, 244 days). The wreckage was never found. Cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Robertson Boggs and Claire Josephine (Hale) Boggs; married, January 22, 1938, to Corinne Claiborne (1916-2013); father of Barbara Boggs Sigmund, Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. and Cokie Roberts (National Public Radio reporter and commentator).
  Boggs Peak in the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Thomas Hale Boggs: Gary Boulard, The Big Lie: Hale Boggs, Lucille May Grace, and Leander Perez
  Boggs, Thomas Hale, Jr. (1940-2014) — also known as Tommy Boggs — of Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 18, 1940. Democrat. Economist; lawyer; lobbyist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1970. Catholic. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi. Died, from a heart attack, in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., September 15, 2014 (age 73 years, 362 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; brother of Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Cokie Roberts (National Public Radio reporter and commentator); married, December 27, 1960, to Mary Barbara Denechaud; second great-grandnephew of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; third great-grandson of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne; third great-grandnephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; first cousin twice removed of Jacob Haight Morrison IV and de Lesseps Story Morrison; first cousin six times removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin five times removed of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin once removed of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961); fourth cousin of Claiborne de Borda Pell.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Boggs, Tommy See Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.
  Boggs, W. C. — of Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Fla. Mayor of Zephyrhills, Fla., 1914-17. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, W. J. — of New Franklin, Howard County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Howard County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, William G. — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Springfield, Ohio, 1855-61. Burial location unknown.
  Boggs, William J. — of Ford City, Armstrong County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Ford City, Pa., 1907-14. Burial location unknown.


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