Henry Boyce

Personal

Birthday: 
1797
Birthplace: 
Londonderry, Ireland
Date of Death: 
3/1/1873
Place of Death: 
Boyce, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Bayou Leche, Louisiana, -1824
Private practice, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1824-1828
Planter, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, 1828-1849, 1861-1873
Judge, Louisiana District Court, Sixth and Seventh Judicial Districts, 1834-1839
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1849
State legislator, Louisiana, 1865

Elected to U.S. Senate from Louisiana in 1865; U.S. Senate refused to seat him

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1820

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Court Name: 

Louisiana Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Zachary Taylor
Party Affiliation of President: 
Whig
Commission Date: 
08/02/1850
Termination Date: 
02/19/1861
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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