Boggs, Thomas Hale Sr.
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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