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Andrew Hunter Boyd, American judge.

Background

Boyd, Andrew Hunter was born on July 15, 1849 in Winchester, Virginia, United States. Son of Review A. H. H. and Eleanor F. (Williams) Boyd.

Education

Attended Washington and Lee University, 1866-1868, and University of Virginia, 1868-1869. B.L., Washington and Lee University Law School, 1871. (Doctor of Laws, University Maryland, 1909).

Career

Began practice at Cumberland, Maryland., August, 1871. State’s attorney, 1876-1880. Appointed, May 1, 1893, by Governor Brown, and elected November 1893, for term of 15 years, 1893-1908, chief judge, 4th Judicial Circuit Maryland, and exofficio associate judge, Court of Appeals Maryland.

Served, 1908-1909, under appointment of governor. Designated as chief judge, Court of Appeals, by Governor Warfield, November 12, 1907, and by Governor Crothers, 1908. Reëlected, 1909, for 15 years and again designated as chief judge of the Court of Appeals.

Home: Cumberland, Maryland.

Connections

Married Bessie M. Thruston, December 17, 1874.

father:
Review A. H. H. Boyd

mother:
Eleanor F. (Williams) Boyd

spouse:
Bessie M. Thruston