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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana|
|Appointed by:||James Garfield|
|Active:||5/18/1881 - 8/30/1916|
|Preceded by:||21 Stat. 507|
|Succeeded by:||George Whitfield Jack|
|Undergraduate:||University of Kentucky (1860)|
|Law School:||Read Law (1860)|
Alexander Boarman (1839-1916) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
He was nominated by President James Garfield on May 18, 1881. He was confirmed by the Senate and received commission that same day. He served until his death on August 30, 1916. Boarman was succeeded in this position by George Whitfield Jack.
Early life and education
- Read law, 1860
- University of Kentucky, 1860
- Confederate Army, 1861-1865
- Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1866-1868
- Mayor, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1866-1867
- City attorney, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1868-1872
- U.S. Representative from Louisiana, 1872-1873
- Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1873-1877
- Judge, 10th Judicial Circuit of Louisiana, 1877-1881
Western District of Louisiana
Boarman was nominated by President James Garfield on May 18, 1881. He was confirmed by the Senate and received commission that same day. He served until his death on August 30, 1916. Boarman was succeeded in this position by George Whitfield Jack.
- Article from the New York Times, published 1891
- Judge Boarman's Biography from the Federal Judicial Center
|Federal judicial offices|
|Western District of Louisiana
George Whitfield Jack
Acheson • Barr • Baxter • Blatchford • Bunn • Butler • Choate • Cox • Davis • Hagner • Hammond • Harlan • Hays • Hunt • James • Key • Lowell • McCormick • McCrary • Morris • Nelson • Turner • Wheeler • Woods
|Magistrate judges||James Kirk • C. Michael Hill • Kathleen Kay • Karen Hayes • Mark Hornsby • Patrick Hanna •|
|Former Article III judges||
John Dick • Thomas Bolling Robertson • Samuel Hadden Harper • Philip Kissick Lawrence • Theodore Howard McCaleb • Henry Boyce • Alexander Boarman • John Duhe • Eugene Davis • George Whitfield Jack • Gaston Porterie • Benjamin Dawkins, Jr. • Benjamin Dawkins, Sr. • Edwin Hunter • F.A. Little • Richard Putnam • Nauman Scott • John Shaw • Earl Veron •
|Former Chief judges|