Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — James H. Forney

James Harvey Forney

  • Graduated from Wofford University — 1875
  • Public School teacher in California — 1875-1878
  • Graduated from Hastings Law College — 1879
  • Territory & State of Idaho District Attorney — 1880-1894
  • United States Attorney for Idaho 1894-1898
  • Faculty President of the University of Idaho
  • Provisional President of the University of Idaho — charged with developing curriculum and securing professors
  • U of I Board of Regents — 1891-1893 & 1897-1899
  • Chairman of U of I Board of Regents — 1897-1899
  • Grand Master Idaho District of Odd Fellows
  • BPOE #249 founding member
  • BPOE #249 Exalted Ruler 1901-1902
  • click here for additional information from U of I Special Collections

 

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