John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill Photo

John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill

Born: May 2, 1879

Death: May 23, 1941

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill

Date of Birth : May 2, 1879
Date of Death : May 23, 1941
Birth Place : United States of America

John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill was a U.S. Congressman from the 3rd Congressional district of Maryland, serving three terms from 1921 to 1927. Hill was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and attended the common schools. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1900 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1903. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Boston, Massachusetts. He returned to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1904 and continued the practice of law. Hill was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the Sixty-first Congress in 1908. He served as United States Attorney for the district of Maryland from 1910 to 1915. In 1915, Hill was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Baltimore, and served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916. He served as judge advocate for the Fifteenth Division, and attached to the Fourteenth Cavalry, Mexican border service, from August 26 to December 15, 1916. During the First World War, he was major and lieutenant colonel in the United States Army in 1918 and 1919.

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