US Con -Boreman, Arthur Ingraham - Governor, WV

Arthur Ingraham Boreman:
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Born: July 24, 1823
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Birthplace: Waynesburg Pennsylvania
Father: Kenner Seaton Boreman Sr. 1790 – 1850
(Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery Parkersburg West Virginia)
Mother: Sarah Ingraham 1791 – 1870
(Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery Parkersburg West Virginia)

Wife: Laurane Turner 1830 – 1908
(Buried: Parkersburg Memorial Gardens Parkersburg West Virginia)

Children:
Maude O. Boreman Cotton 1866 – 1954
(Buried: Parkersburg Memorial Gardens Parkersburg West Virginia)
Laurane Boreman Hays 1867 – 1959
(Buried: Parkersburg Memorial Gardens Parkersburg West Virginia)



Political Party: Republican Party


Occupation before War:

1843 – 1855: Attorney in Parkersburg Virginia
1855 – 1861: Member of Virginia State House of Delegates
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Civil War Career:
1861: Presided over Second Wheeling Convention
1863 – 1869: First Governor of the State of West Virginia
Supported the institution of the West Virginia State Code
Organized State Militia to fight Confederate guerrilla units

Occupation after War:
1863 – 1869: First Governor of the State of West Virginia
Encouraged legislation to prohibit former Confederates from voting.
1869 – 1875: United States Senator from West Virginia
1869 – 1873: Member of Senate Territories Committee
1873 – 1875: Chairman of Senate Territories Committee
1875 – 1888: Attorney in Parkersburg West Virginia
1888 – 1896: Judge of West Virginia Fifth Judicial Circuit Court




Died: April 19, 1896
Place of Death: Parkersburg West Virginia
Age at time of Death: 72 years old
Burial Place: Parkersburg Memorial Gardens Parkersburg West Virginia



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