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Lawyer

Thomas Jefferson Boynton, American lawyer. Member Middlesex Bar Association, Vermont Association of Boston.; Mason.; Club: Boston City. President board of trustees Suffolk U.

Background

Boynton, Thomas Jefferson was born on December 30, 1856 in Westfield, Vermont, United States. Son of David F. and Lydia (Roberts) Boynton.

Education

Educated State Normal School, Johnson, Vermont.

Career

Admitted to Vermont bar, 1881. Postoffice inspector in charge, at Boston, 1887-1889 and 1893-1897. Member Vermont House of Representatives, 1892.

Member City Council, Everett, Massachusetts, 1898. City solicitor, 1900, 1901. Mayor, Everett, 1904, 1906, 1907.

Attorney-general of Massachusetts, 1914. United States district attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1917-June 1920. Chairman of the Board of trustees Suffolk University.

Membership

Member Middlesex Bar Association, Vermont Association of Boston. Mason.; Club: Boston City. President board of trustees Suffolk U.

Connections

Married Hattie L. Story, December 27, 1879.

father:
David F. Boynton

mother:
Lydia (Roberts) Boynton

spouse:
Hattie L. Story