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Floyd Murray "Toad" Boring
Birth: Jun. 25, 1915
Salamanca
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2008
Silver Spring
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

US Secret Service Agent. He was involved in a fierce gunfight on November 1, 1950 with two Puerto Rican nationalists who were attempting to assassinate President Harry S. Truman. One of the assassins and a White House police officer, Leslie Coffelt, were killed in the shootout. The incident was recounted in the 2005 book "American Gunfight: The Plot to Kill President Truman -- and the Shoot-out That Stopped It," by Stephen Hunter and John Bainbridge, Jr.  (bio by: George Bacon) 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl C. Boring (1884 - 1955)
  Frances M. Murray Boring (1886 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Lucille Lehner Boring (1919 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  James E. Boring (1907 - 1977)*
  Colonel E. Boring (1909 - 1983)*
  Floyd Murray Boring (1915 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Silver Spring
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Plot: LOCM I, Patio K, Terrace C, #105
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: George Bacon
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24417632
Floyd Murray Toad Boring
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In retirement, Floyd worked in private security for U.N. personnel coming into Washington DC...He eventually built handmade clocks. Rest in Peace!
- 455th AAA Historian
 Added: Jul. 7, 2017
Happy 102nd Birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jun. 23, 2017
Thank you, sir for your service to our country as a Secret Service Agent. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Feb. 1, 2017
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