Tom Boyd (Idaho politician)

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Beverly Lee Bressler
(m. 1951)
Tom Boyd
37th Speaker of the Idaho House of Representatives
In office
December 4, 1986 December 1, 1992
Education University of Idaho (BS)
Military service
Branch/service United States Air Force

Thomas Gregg Boyd (September 5, 1928 – July 27, 2015) was an American farmer and politician.

Born in Filer, Idaho, Boyd graduated from the Twin Falls High School in Twin Falls, Idaho and then received his bachelor's degree in business from University of Idaho. Boyd served in the United States Air Force and was stationed in California. Boyd and his family owned a farm in Genesee, Idaho. Boyd served on the Idaho Board of Education and the Genesee School Board. He also served on the Idaho Pea and Lentil Commission. Boyd served on the Idaho House of Representatives between 1977 and 1992 as a Republican and was speaker of the house. Boyd died at a hospital in Moscow, Idaho. [1] [2]

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