Eliza Stewart Boyd

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Birthday
8, 1833
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 9, 1912 (78)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1833
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 9, 1912 (78)

About

First American woman to be selected as a juror. She served in 1870 on a Laramie, Wyoming grand jury and went on to become a member of the town's Women’s Christian Temperance Union.

Before Fame

She graduated at the top of her class from the Washington Female Seminary in Washington, Pennsylvania and subsequently worked as a schoolteacher.

Trivia

She was nominated to run for the Territorial legislature, but declined for unknown reasons.

Family Life

She married Stephen Boyd in 1870.

Associated With

She and Clarence Clark were both active in Wyoming political and social organizations during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.