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Nils Andreas Boe, American federal judge. Bar: Wisconsin 1937, South Dakota 1938, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1944, District of Columbia 1970. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Boe, Nils Andreas was born on September 10, 1913 in Baltic, South Dakota, United States. Son of Nils and Sissel C. (Finseth) Boe.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Wisconsin, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, 1937. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Huron College.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Augustana College, South Dakota, 1986.

Career

Special investigator South Dakota State Atty' General’ s Office, Minnehaha County, 1937—1940, deputy state attorney, 1941—1942. Private practice Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1946—1965. Lieutenant governor State of South Dakota, 1963-1965, governor, 1965-1967, 67-69.

Director Office of Intergovtl. Relations, Executive Office of President, Washington, 1969-1971. Judge The United States of America Court International Trade, 1971-1994, chief judge, 1971-1977, senior judge, 1984—1992.

Member South Dakota House of Representatives, 1951-1959, speaker, 1955, 57.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1937, South Dakota 1938, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1944, District of Columbia 1970.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Elks.

Connections

father:
Nils Boe

mother:
Sissel C. (Finseth) Boe