William Whiting Boardman


William Whiting Boardman

William Whiting Boardman (October 10, 1794-August 27,1871) was a politician and United States Representative from Connecticut.

He was born in New Milford, Connecticut, ["Obituary Record" 46.] the son of Elijah Boardman and nephew of David Sherman Boardman. He was an early graduate of Bacon Academy in Colchester, CT. ["William Whiting Boardman."] He was a Connecticut state senator in the fourth district, 1830-32, a member of the Connecticut state house of representatives, 1836-39, 1845, and 1849-51, Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1836, 1839, and 1845, United States Representative from Connecticut's second district, 1840-43. ["William Whiting Boardman."] He died in New Haven, Connecticut of acute bronchitis, and is interred at Grove Street Cemetery. ["Obituary" 4.]

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*(1871). "Obituary: William Whiting Boardman." "New York Times". August 29, 1871.
*(1880). "Obituary Record of Graduates". New Haven: Yale University.
*"William Whiting Boardman." [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000578 Biographical Directory of the United States Congress] . Retrieved October 13, 2007.


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