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J. Caleb Boggs

J. Caleb BoggsAKA James Caleb Boggs

Born: 15-May-1909
Birthplace: Cheswold, DE
Died: 26-Mar-1993
Location of death: Wilmington, DE
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Dover, DE

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from Delaware

Military service: US Army (1941-6, Colonel, 6th Armored Cavalry, 3rd Army)

Father: Edward Jefferson Boggs
Mother: Lettie Vaughn Boggs
Wife: Elizabeth Muir (b. 1908, d. 1992 )
Son: James C. Boggs, Jr.
Daughter: Marilu

    High School: Dover High School, Dover, DE
    University: University of Delaware at Newark (1931)
    Law School: Georgetown University Law School (1937)

    US Senator, Delaware (3-Jan-1961 to 3-Jan-1973)
    Governor of Delaware (20-Jan-1953 to 30-Dec-1960, resigned)
    US Congressman, Delaware (3-Jan-1947 to 3-Jan-1953)
    Delaware State Official Deputy Judge, Family Court, New Castle County, DE (1946)
    American Bar Association
    Delaware State Bar Association
    Kappa Alpha Order
    Bronze Star
    Legion of Merit
    Croix de Guerre

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