Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Andrew Hunter Boyd (1849-1935)
MSA SC 3520-1629


Born in Winchester, Virginia, July 15, 1849.  Son of Rev. A. H. H. Boyd (d. 1865).  Attended Washington and Lee University, 1866-68; the University of Virginia, 1868-69, LL.B., 1871.  Married Berien M. Thurston in December, 1874.  Died August 2, 1935.

Deputy Clerk, office of the Allegany County Clerk, 1869-70.  Practiced law in Cumberland after 1871.  State's Attorney for Allegany County, 1876-80.  Chief judge,  Allegany County Circuit Court, 4th Judicial Circuit, 1893-1907.  Associate judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1893-1907; chief judge, 1907-24.  Honorary Doctor of Laws, Washington College, 1906.

Return to Andrew Hunter Boyd's Introductory Page

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

© Copyright Thursday, 17-May-2001 16:22:47 EDT Maryland State Archives