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Boggs, Thomas Hale Sr.

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1972? AD.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1914 - Born on February 15th in Long Beach, Harrison County, Mississippi. American politician and Representative from Louisiana.

1934-1937 - Boggs was educated at Tulane University where he received bachelor's in journalism and a law degree.

1938 - Married to Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne on January 22nd.

1941 - Boggs was elected, at age 26, the youngest member of Congress, to the House for the second district.

1942 - Boggs joined the United States Navy as an ensign, serving out the rest of World War II.

1951 - He chaired the Special Committee on Campaign Expenditures.

1961 - He became majority whip and was majority leader of the Democrats when his plane disappeared over Alaska.

1972 - He disappeared while on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau, Alaska on October 16th.

         - He was presumed dead pursuant to House Resolution 1.


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