William Whiting Boardman
– August 27
) was a
politician and United States Representative from Connecticut.
born in New Milford,
Connecticut, the son of Elijah
Boardman and nephew of David
Sherman Boardman. He was an early graduate of Bacon Academy in Colchester, CT.
He was a Connecticut state senator in the
fourth district, 1830-32, a member of the Connecticut state house
of representatives, 1836-39, 1845, and 1849-51, Speaker of the
Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1836, 1839, and 1845,
United States Representative from Connecticut's second district,
1840-43. He died in New Haven, Connecticut of acute bronchitis, and
is interred at Grove Street Cemetery.
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