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State supreme court justice

Jacob Smith Boreman, state supreme court justice. Member Utah Bar Association (ex-president), Phi Gamma Delta. Delaware General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, Cincinnati, 1880. Prohibition nominee for government of Utah, 1900.

Background

Boreman, Jacob Smith was born on August 4, 1831 in Middlebourne, Virginia (now West Virginia). Son of Kenner Seaton and Sarah (Ingram) Boreman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Jefferson College, Pennsylvania, 1853. Studied law University of Virginia, 1853-1855. Admitted to bar, 1855.

Career

Practiced in Parkersburg, Virginia, 1855-1858. Removed to Kansas City, 1858. Elected city attorney, 1861.

Engaged in securing recruits for Missouri state militia 1861-1862. Appointed judge of Jackson Company Probate and Common Pleas Court and Kansas City Court of Common Pleas, 1862. Judge Kansas City Criminal Court, 1863-1868 (resigned).

Member Missouri House of Representatives, 1869. Twice declined Republican nomination for Congress. Editor Kansas City Bulletin, 1870.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Utah, 1873-1880 and 1885-1889. Commissioner of schools of Utah, 1889-1894.

Membership

Member Utah Bar Association (ex-president), Phi Gamma Delta. Delaware General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, Cincinnati, 1880. Prohibition nominee for government of Utah, 1900.

Connections

Married Mary Ferguson, of Kansas City, Missoury, September 4, 1866.

father:
Kenner Seaton Boreman

mother:
Sarah (Ingram) Boreman

spouse:
Mary Ferguson