Caleb Boggess


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The Well Known Attorney Dies Suddenly of Congestion of the Lungs.

(Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer)

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer., April 16, 1889

CLARKSBURG, W. VA., April 15.– Hon. Caleb Boggess, chief counsel of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, died suddenly of congestion of the lungs at a late hour last night at his residence here.

Mr. Boggess has been for twenty years the chief counsel in this State for the Balitmore & Ohio Railroad and a stockholder in the Parkersburg branch.

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He was highly respected and regarded as an able lawyer.

The death of his wife occurred about two months ago which makes it doubly sad for an only daughter left.

The funeral will take place to-morrow morning at 11 o’clock.

Shepherdstown Register., April 19, 1889

Hon. Caleb Boggess, a leading citizen of Clarksburg, died last Monday, aged 66 years.

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