Herbert Stephenson Boreman

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Herbert Stephenson Boreman (September 21, 1897 – March 26, 1982) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Middlebourne, West Virginia, Boreman received an LL.B. from West Virginia University College of Law in 1920. He was in private practice in Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1920 to 1923, thereafter serving as both an Assistant United States attorney and as a divorce commissioner for the Wood County Circuit Court, West Virginia from 1923 to 1927, before returning to private practice until 1929. He was a Prosecuting attorney of Wood County, West Virginia from 1929 to 1932. From 1932 to 1954, he was again in private practice, also serving as a member of the West Virginia State Senate from 1942 to 1950.

On June 22, 1954, Boreman was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia vacated by William Eli Baker. Boreman was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 21, 1954, and received his commission on July 22, 1954.

On January 20, 1959, Eisenhower nominated Boreman for elevation to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated by John Johnston Parker. Boreman was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 16, 1959, and received his commission on June 17, 1959. He assumed senior status on June 15, 1971, and served in that capacity until his death, in Parkersburg, in 1982.

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