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James Edmund Boyd, American judge. Member North Carolina Legislature, 1874-1875.

Background

Boyd, James Edmund was born on February 14, 1845 in Alamance Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of A. H. and Margaret Boyd.

Education

Educated Graham Academy and Davidson College, North Carolina. Served as private 13th North Carolina Infantry and 1st North Carolina Cavalry, C.S.A. Admitted to North Carolina bar, 1868.

Career

Member North Carolina Legislature, 1874-1875. Delegate State Constitutional Convention, 1875. United States district attorney Western District North Carolina, 1880-1885.

Assistant attorney general of the United States, 1897-1900. United States district judge, Western District of North Carolina, July 11, since 1900. Home: Greensboro, North Carolina Deceased.

Membership

Member North Carolina Legislature, 1874-1875.

Connections

Married Sallie Holt, September 12, 1868.

father:
A. H.

mother:
Margaret Boyd

spouse:
Sallie Holt