Thomas Jefferson Boynton was a U.S. political figure who served in 1882 as a member of the Vermont legislature, the city solicitor and the Mayor of Everett, Massachusetts and as the Massachusetts Attorney General.
Boynton, Thomas Jefferson was born on December 30, 1856 in Westfield, Vermont, United States. Son of David F. and Lydia (Roberts) Boynton.
Educated State Normal School, Johnson, Vermont.
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.
In May 1917, Boynton was elected to serve as a member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1917, representing the Twentieth Middlesex District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.