John C. Boyd

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John C. Boyd
Born 1845
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died c. 1920
Franklin, Texas
Nationality American
Known for Boyd's Battery
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Martin (1868-d.)

John Christopher Boyd (1845 - 1920) was an American businessman and the front-man of Boyd's Battery (and Boyd's Electro-Medicated Glasses). The Boyd medical medallion business was organised and operated by Ellis H. Elias,[1] Boyd's brother-in-law (through their wives, the sisters Elizabeth and Maggie Martin) and noted con-artist, as a successor to Elias's earlier Sagendorph Battery business.


  1. John C. Boyd vs. Richard H. Elias and Jennie C. Elias. 329. Supreme Court of New York. 1882.