Lawyer; genealogist. BornРDecember 5, 1880, Dayton. ParentsРJohn Bennett and Annie (Perryman) Boddie. MarriedРEmma McCall, January 10, 1907 (died 1947). ChildrenРFour. MarriedРPearl D. Davis (died 1951).  MarriedРLillian Orr Williams, 1953. EducationРUniversity of Virginia, 1900-1902; Kent College of Law in Chicago, LL.B., 1911. Entered the army during the Spanish-American War but discharged when it was discovered he was under age. During World War I, served as a lieutenant and captain in the U.S. Army Air Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago, 1914-1917, 1919-1923; practiced law in Chicago.  Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists. Died January 2, 1965. Died January 2, 1965.


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