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BOREMAN, Arthur Ingraham, governor of West Virginia, born in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, 24 July 1823. While he was a child his father removed to western Virginia. He received a common-school education, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1845, and began practice at Parkersburg. He was elected to the Virginia house of delegates in 1855, and re-elected for each successive term until the beginning of the civil war. He was a member of the extra session of the legislature in 1861, and a vigorous opponent of secession. Of the Wheeling convention of unionists of the northwestern counties, called in June 1861, for the purpose of reorganizing the government of Virginia, he was made president. In October 1861, he was elected a judge of the circuit court, and in 1863 governor of the newly constituted state of West Virginia. He was twice re-elected, but during his third term of once resigned, as he had been elected to the United States senate, in which he held a seat from 4 March 1869, till 3 March 1875.
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