BOULDIN, Thomas Tyler

1781–1834

Biography

BOULDIN, Thomas Tyler, (brother of James Wood Bouldin), a Representative from Virginia; born near Charlotte Court House, Charlotte County, Va., in 1781; attended the country schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar December 6, 1802, and commenced practice at Charlotte Court House, Va.; appointed judge of the circuit court; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-third Congress; subsequently elected to the Twenty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John Randolph and served from August 26, 1833, until his death in Washington, D.C., February 11, 1834, while addressing the House of Representatives; interment in a private cemetery on his farm, "Golden Hills," near Drakes Branch, Charlotte County, Va.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Library of Virginia
Archives Division

Richmond, VA
Papers: In the Executive Papers of Governor John Floyd, ca. 1830-1834, 6.35 cubic feet. Subjects include Thomas Tyler Bouldin.
Papers: In the William Leigh Letters, ca. 1825-1836, 54 pages. Subjects include Thomas Tyler Bouldin.
Papers: In the Joseph S. Perkins Papers, 1819-1866, 21 leaves. Subjects include Thomas Tyler Bouldin.

Virginia Historical Society

Richmond, VA
Papers: In the Bouldin Family Papers, 1737-1960, approximately 3,757 items. Persons represented include Thomas Tyler Bouldin.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Bouldin, Thomas Tyler. Speech of Mr. Thomas T. Bouldin, of Virginia. Washington: Printed by D. Green, 1832.

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