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John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill

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Collection: 1879 Births, 1941 Deaths, American Military Personnel of World War I, Burials at Arlington National Cemetery, Harvard Law School Alumni, Johns Hopkins University Alumni, Maryland Republicans, Members of the United States House of Representatives from Maryland, People from Annapolis, Maryland, Politicians from Annapolis, Maryland, Republican Party Members of the United States House of Representatives, United States Army Officers, United States Attorneys for the District of Maryland
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John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill

Hill (left) with colleague John Charles Linthicum.

John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill (May 2, 1879 – May 23, 1941) 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.

After the war, Hill was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh, Sixty-eighth, and [[69th United States Congress|

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