George W. Boyd (Warren County)


George W. Boyd

State House: 1874-1875

Born: c. 1821 in Tennessee

Member of the Warren County board of supervisors.

“A farmer at Davis Bend, Mississippi, Boyd was a member of the board of arbitration elected by the freedmen there in 1866 under Freedmen’s Bureau auspices.”
(Eric Foner, Freedom’s Lawmakers: A Directory of Black Officeholders during Reconstruction, 1993)


Signature of George W. Boyd from an 1874 petition to Governor Ames