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Name Boynton, Thomas Jefferson
City Miami
State FL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Boynton, Thomas Jefferson
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Boynton, Thomas Jefferson
Born August 31, 1838, in Amherst, OH
Died May 2, 1871, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Received a recess appointment from Abraham Lincoln on October 19, 1863, to a seat vacated by William Marvin; nominated to the same position by Abraham Lincoln on January 5, 1864. Confirmed by the Senate on January 20, 1864, and received commission on January 20, 1864. Service terminated on January 1, 1870, due to resignation.

Education:
Read law, 1858

Professional Career:
Private practice, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1858-1861
Correspondent, Missouri Democrat, 1858-1861
Newspaper editor, Jefferson City, Missouri
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1861-1863

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