Mr. Boggs has spent his entire career in Washington. Before joining the firm, he served as an economist for the Joint Economic Committee and in the Executive Office of the President as a coordinator for the National Defense Executive Reserve. He has been a member of the board of directors of Eastern Air Lines Incorporated, Washington BanCorporation and Chemfix Technologies, Inc., and served on the Board of Regents of Georgetown University. Mr. Boggs is chairman of Patton Boggs’ Executive Committee.
Mr. Boggs was born in New Orleans on Sept. 18, 1940, the second of four children and the only surviving son of Thomas Hale Boggs Sr. and the former Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne (Lindy was a nickname).
Mr. Boggs attended local Roman Catholic schools, from a parish elementary school in Bethesda, Md., through Georgetown Prep, Georgetown University and finally Georgetown Law School.
His older sister, Barbara Boggs Sigmund, who was mayor of Princeton, N.J., died in 1990. Mr. Boggs is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Barbara Boggs; three children, T. Hale Boggs III, Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen and Douglas Boggs; and eight grandchildren.