Lilburn Boggs Photo

Lilburn Boggs

Born: Dec 14, 1796

Death: Mar 14, 1860

Birthplace: Lexington

Nationality: United States

Lilburn Boggs

Date of Birth : Dec 14, 1796
Date of Death : Mar 14, 1860
Birth Place : Lexington

Lilburn Williams Boggs was the sixth Governor of Missouri from 1836 to 1840. He is now most widely remembered for his interactions with Joseph Smith and Porter Rockwell, and Missouri Executive Order 44, known by Mormons as the "Extermination Order", issued in response to the ongoing conflict between members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and other settlers of Missouri. Boggs was also a key player in the Honey War of 1837.

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