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Boude, John H.

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Boude, John H.
March 07, 2007 07:46PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B, 1887
Bracken County

JOHN H. BOUDE, a practitioner of the legal profession of Augusta, Ky., was
born in that place in 1825, and is a son of Samuel and Susan (Payne) Boude,
the latter a daughter of Col. Duvall Payne. Samuel Boude was a native of
Pennsylvania and was born in 1794. He came to Kentucky with his parents in
1796; his father was a merchant of Augusta, and served as Postmaster, having
been appointed by John Quincy Adams in 1826. John H. Boude was reared in
Augusta, where he attended the college from which he graduated in 1843, at
the age of eighteen. He read law at Maysville, Ky., with Thomas Y. Payne,
and was admitted to the bar in 1846, locating in Bracken County, where he
engaged in practice. In 1849 he married Miss Margaret W. Rudd, a daughter
of P.H. Rudd, of Augusta. In 1862 Mr. Boude was elected county attorney of
Bracken County, being subsequently elected county judge. In 1885 he was
appointed Postmaster, which position he fills at the present time.
Politically Judge Boude is a Democrat.
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