Reuben P. Boise

Judge, Politician

1819 – 1907

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Who was Reuben P. Boise?

Reuben Patrick Boise was an American attorney, judge and politician in the Oregon Territory and the early years of the state of Oregon. A native of Massachusetts, he immigrated to Oregon in 1850, where he would twice serve on the Oregon Supreme Court for a total of 16 years, with three stints as chief justice. Early in his legal career, he worked as a district attorney.

Boise was a member of the Oregon Constitutional Convention in 1857, served in the Territorial Legislature, and helped to codify the laws of the Oregon Territory. He also served as a circuit court judge, and was a trustee at several colleges. Educated at Williams College, he was twice married to women from Massachusetts, and had a total of five children.

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Born
Jun 9, 1819
Blandford
Also known as
  • Reuben Boise
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Williams College
Lived in
  • Massachusetts
Died
Apr 10, 1907
Salem

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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