Elroy G. Boyer (1920-2008)
MSA SC 3520-2688
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, May 5, 1920. Attended Hagerstown and Baltimore public schools; University of Maryland; Washington College, A.B., 1942; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1945. Admitted to the Maryland State Bar, 1945. Admitted to Supreme Court of United States, 1961. Married to Laura Hogans; four children: Elroy, Jr., V. Brooke, Rebecca, and H. Stacey. Died February 21, 2008, in Chestertown, Maryland.
House of Delegates, Kent County, 1959-70. Chair, Prison Administration Committee, 1963-66; Eastern Shore Delegation, 1965-67; Committee on the Constitutional Convention, 1967; Interest and Usury Committee, 1968; Constitution and Administrative Law Committee, 1969-70. Member of Senate, 1970-78.
Private Career and Other Public Service:
Attorney, Town of Rock Hall, 33 years; attorney, Town of Betterton, 27 years. Delegate, 1967 Constitutional Convention of Maryland; chair, General Provisions Committee. Private law practice, 1978-87. Washington College Board of Visitors and Governors, 1978-84. Member, Democratic State Central Committee of Maryland, 1983-86. Judge, Second Judicial Circuit Court (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's & Talbot Counties), 1987-90. Governor's Executive Advisory Council, 1991-92. Fellow, Maryland State Bar Association. Member, American, Maryland State and Kent County Bar Associations. Member, Chestertown Lions Club; Chester Lodge AF & AM; Eastern Star. President, Kent County Chamber of Commerce. Member, Board of Trustees, Kent-Queen Anne's Rescue Squad; Magnolia Hall; the Kent and Queen Anne Hospital; and Washington College.
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