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BLAIR (Soundex B460) — See also ABRIL, BAIR, BARILL, BLAIN, BLAUR, BLOOR, BRAIL, LAIR.

  BLAIR: See also George Herbert Adams — Edgar Addison Bancroft — John Banister — Blair Barton — Blair F. Bertaccini — Robert Blair Blaikie — Blair Blanton — Blair Bobier — Blair N. Boyles — Robert F. Brachtenbach — John Terry Buckley — Houston Harry Buckley — D. Blair Camp — Robert Blair Campbell — Harry Monroe Caudill — William Clark — Clarence J. Coleman — James Middleton Cox — Blair Davis — Huntington Blair Downer, Jr. — James G. Dudley — Isaac Blair Evans — Blair Ewing — Martin Blair Fields — Chauncey Forward — Blair R. Geho — Gordon Butcher Gibbens — Blair A. Griffith — Blair F. Gunther — Amos Gustine — John Blair Hoge — T. Jefferson Hoxie — Blair Hull — Jon Blair Hunter — Hugh Blair Johnston — A. Blair Kelsey — Joseph Bradford Lancaster — Francis Preston Blair Lee — Blair Lee III — Charles Blair Letton — John Blair Linn — Sara Blair Lynch — Blair B. MacInnes — Thomas Courtland Manning — Anne Clark Martindell — Blair H. Mathies, Jr. — Blair McClenachan — Blair J. McCowan — Arthur Edson Blair Moody — Blair Moody, Jr. — Theodore Blair Patton — Blair Pawloski — Blair Pirson — Albert McKinley Rains — John I. Blair Reiley — Robert Blair Reppard — T. Blair Scott — Turner Blair Shelton — Blair E. Simons — John Blair Smith Todd — Samuel Tredwell — Blair L. Varnes — Everett Blair Ward — Blair Williams — Blair G. Woodman
  Blair, A. S. — of Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. District judge in Iowa 10th District, 1894-1906. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, A. W. — of California. Member of California state assembly 3rd District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Alexander J. — of Milton, Northumberland County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1924 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Alonzo — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Andrew M. — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
Austin Blair Blair, Austin (1818-1894) — also known as "The War Governor" — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Caroline, Tompkins County, N.Y., February 8, 1818. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County, 1846; instrumental in the 1846 abolition of capital punishment in Michigan, the first English-speaking jurisdiction to do so; Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1853-54, 1885-86; member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1855-56; Governor of Michigan, 1861-65; defeated (Liberty), 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1860; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1867-73; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1881-89; appointed 1881. Unitarian. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 6, 1894 (age 76 years, 179 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson, Mich.; statue at State Capitol Grounds, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rhoda (Blackman) Mann Blair and George Blair (1796-1869); married, February 18, 1841, to Persis Lyman (c.1820-1844); married, May 25, 1846, to Elizabeth Pratt (c.1823-1847); married, February 16, 1849, to Sarah Louesa (Horton) Ford (1824-1897); father of Charles Austin Blair (1854-1912); third cousin of Bernard Blair.
  Political family: Blair family of Jackson, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Blair, Bernard (1801-1880) — of Salem, Washington County, N.Y. Born in Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass., May 24, 1801. Whig. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1841-43. Presbyterian. Died in Salem, Washington County, N.Y., May 7, 1880 (age 78 years, 349 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Blair and Sally (Train) Blair; married to Charlotte Lansing; third cousin of Austin Blair; third cousin once removed of Charles Austin Blair (1854-1912).
  Political family: Blair family of Jackson, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blair, Bonnie — of Myrtle Beach, Horry County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Blair, C. Ledyard See Clinton Ledyard Blair
  Blair, C. Stanley See Charles Stanley Blair
  Blair, C. W. — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Charles Austin (1854-1912) — also known as Charles A. Blair — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., April 10, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1899; Michigan state attorney general, 1903-04; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1905-12; died in office 1912; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1909. Scottish ancestry. Died August 30, 1912 (age 58 years, 142 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Austin Blair; married, October 8, 1879, to Effie C. North (1861-1944); third cousin once removed of Bernard Blair (1801-1880).
  Political family: Blair family of Jackson, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Blair, Charles H. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Charles L. — of Belton, Cass County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Cass County, 1928, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Charles R. — of Vienna, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Vienna, W.Va., 1941-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Charles Stanley (1927-1980) — also known as C. Stanley Blair — of Whiteford, Harford County, Md.; Darlington, Harford County, Md. Born in Kingsville, Baltimore County, Md., December 20, 1927. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-67; candidate for Maryland state senate District 14, 1966; secretary of state of Maryland, 1967-69; candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1970; U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1971-80; died in office 1980. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Fallston, Harford County, Md., April 20, 1980 (age 52 years, 122 days). Interment at Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Joppa, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Blair and Beulah (Gibson) Blair; married, June 27, 1964, to Opal Whiteford.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Blair, Charles W. — of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan. Postmaster at Fort Scott, Kan., 1866-69; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1876, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Clinton Ledyard — also known as C. Ledyard Blair — of Peapack, Somerset County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Corey — of West Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
Craig Blair Blair, Craig Philip (b. 1959) — also known as Craig Blair — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., October 17, 1959. Republican. Electrician; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 2003-10; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2008, 2012; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 2013-; defeated, 2010. Christian. Member, National Rifle Association. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Freddie L. Blair and Jeanette (Porterfield) Blair; married to Andrea Dendy.
  Image source: West Virginia Legislature
  Blair, David — of Max Meadows, Wythe County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Blair, David E. — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Justice of Missouri state supreme court; elected 1920; Judge, Missouri Springfield Court of Appeals; elected 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, David H. — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C.; Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, David M. — of High Point, Guilford County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Deborah K. — of Brownstown Township, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000; member, Platform Committee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Blair, Diane Divers (1938-2000) — also known as Diane Blair — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Born in Washington, D.C., October 25, 1938. Democrat. University professor; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1992. Female. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died of lung cancer, at Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark., June 26, 2000 (age 61 years, 245 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville, Ark.
  Blair, Doc See William D. Blair
  Blair, Dorie — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 93rd District, 1978. Female. Still living as of 1978.
  Blair, E. C. — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, E. L. S. — of Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pa. Burgess of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Edmond G. — of Epping, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Epping, 1956; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Epping; elected 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Edmund Roberts (b. 1908) — also known as Edmund Blair — of Pell City, St. Clair County, Ala. Born in Leeds, Jefferson County, Ala., July 29, 1908. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1948; Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1948. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Civitan; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Edward E. — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Weston, W.Va., 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Edwin See W. Edwin Blair
  Blair, Edwin F. — of Southport, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1960; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 4th District, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Blair, Emerson C. — of Wayne County, Mich. Farmer-Labor candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Enos E. — of Sturgis, Meade County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 51st District, 1943-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Ezekiel D. — of Hickory County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Hickory County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
Francis G. Blair Blair, Francis Grant (b. 1864) — also known as Francis G. Blair — of Charleston, Coles County, Ill.; Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Nashville, Washington County, Ill., October 30, 1864. Republican. School teacher; school principal; Illinois superintendent of public instruction, 1907-35; defeated, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Blair and Mary J. (Crane) Blair; married 1898 to Lillian Caton.
  Image source: Illinois Blue Book 1919
  Blair, Francis Preston (1791-1876) — also known as Francis P. Blair — of Maryland. Born in Abingdon, Washington County, Va., April 12, 1791. Newspaper publisher; member of Pres. Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet" of trusted advisors; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1856 (member, Platform Committee), 1860; advisor to Pres. Abraham Lincoln during Civil War. Died in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., October 18, 1876 (age 85 years, 189 days). Entombed at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Eliza Preston (Smith) Blair (1762-1818) and James Blair; married, July 21, 1812, to Eliza Violet Gist (1794-1877); father of Montgomery Blair (1813-1883) and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; grandfather of James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; great-grandfather of Edward Brooke Lee; second great-grandfather of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr..
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blair, Francis Preston, Jr. (1821-1875) — also known as Francis P. Blair, Jr. — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., February 19, 1821. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1846; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1852-56; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1857-59, 1860, 1861-62, 1863-64; resigned 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1868; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1871-73. Died in St. Louis, Mo., July 8, 1875 (age 54 years, 139 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair and Eliza Violet (Gist) Blair (1794-1877); brother of Montgomery Blair; married, September 8, 1847, to Appoline Alexander (1828-1908); father of James Lawrence Blair; uncle of Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; grandson of James Blair; granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of John Eager Howard and Joseph Wingate Folk; second cousin thrice removed of Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin of William Julian Albert; third cousin once removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard, Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); third cousin twice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas.
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Francis P. Blair: William Earl Parrish, Frank Blair: Lincoln's Conservative
  Blair, Fred Bassett — also known as Fred B. Blair — of Wisconsin. Communist. Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1930; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, George — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, George C. — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Mayor of San Bernardino, Calif., 1952-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, George W., Jr. — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Beckley, W.Va., 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Gist (1860-1940) — of St. Louis, Mo.; Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md.; Kensington, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., September 10, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1912 (alternate), 1916. Died in Washington, D.C., December 16, 1940 (age 80 years, 97 days). Entombed at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Montgomery Blair and Mary Elizabeth (Woodbury) Blair (1821-1887); married, March 4, 1912, to Laura Ellis Lawson (1869-1942); nephew of Charles Levi Woodbury and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; grandson of Levi Woodbury and Francis Preston Blair; great-grandson of James Blair; first cousin of James Lawrence Blair and Francis Preston Blair Lee; first cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee; first cousin twice removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin of Gordon Woodbury and Charlotte Eliza Woodbury; second cousin thrice removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin once removed of William Julian Albert and Joseph Wingate Folk; third cousin twice removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard and Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin thrice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin of Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954).
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blair, Harry — of Tilford, Meade County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 41st District, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Henry E. — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Waukesha, Wis., 1907-15; mayor of Waukesha, Wis.; elected 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Henry William (1834-1920) — also known as Henry W. Blair — of Plymouth, Grafton County, N.H.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Campton, Grafton County, N.H., December 6, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1866; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1867-69; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1875-79, 1893-95 (3rd District 1875-79, 1st District 1893-95); U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1879-91. Died March 14, 1920 (age 85 years, 99 days). Interment at Campton Cemetery, Campton, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Blair and Lois (Baker) Blair; married, December 20, 1859, to Eliza Nelson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blair, Herbert M. — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1944; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Lewis County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Ida — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Ivory G. — of Chandlerville, Cass County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, J. D. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, J. H. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. District judge in Nebraska 4th District, 1892-96. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, J. R. — of Troy, Montgomery County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Jacob Beeson (1821-1901) — also known as Jacob B. Blair — of West Virginia. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 11, 1821. U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1861-63; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1863-65; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 1st District, 1868; U.S. Minister to Costa Rica, 1868-73; justice of Wyoming territorial supreme court, 1876; state court judge in Utah, 1892. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 12, 1901 (age 79 years, 307 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Hunter Holmes Moss, Jr. (1874-1916).
  Political family: Blair-Alexander-Moss family of Parkersburg, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Blair, James (1762-1837) — of Kentucky. Born in Chester County, Pa., December 22, 1762. Lawyer; Kentucky state attorney general, 1797-1820. Died in Kentucky, January 7, 1837 (age 74 years, 16 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Blair (1720-1771) and Susan (Durbarrow) Blair; married, January 2, 1789, to Elizabeth Smith (1762-1818); father of Francis Preston Blair; grandfather of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; great-grandfather of James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; second great-grandfather of Edward Brooke Lee; third great-grandfather of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Blair, James (1786-1834) — of South Carolina. Born in The Waxhaws, Lancaster County, S.C., September 26, 1786. Democrat. Planter; sheriff; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1821-22, 1829-34 (9th District 1821-22, 8th District 1829-34); resigned 1822; died in office 1834; in 1832, he assaulted newspaper editor Duff Green, breaking some bones, and fined $350. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in Washington, D.C., April 1, 1834 (age 47 years, 187 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blair, James — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1876; postmaster at Grand Rapids, Mich., 1885-90. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, James — of Vancouver, Clark County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, James Gorrall (1825-1904) — also known as James G. Blair — of Monticello, Lewis County, Mo.; Canton, Lewis County, Mo. Born near Blairville (unknown county), Ky., January 1, 1825. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1871-73. Died in Monticello, Lewis County, Mo., March 1, 1904 (age 79 years, 60 days). Interment at Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blair, James Lawrence (1854-1904) — also known as James L. Blair — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., April 2, 1854. Lawyer; president, St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners, 1884; general counsel, St. Louis World's Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exposition), 1901-03; indicted in December, 1903, for forgery of two deeds of trust to obtain a loan from an estate he managed. Member, American Bar Association; Loyal Legion; Sons of the Revolution. Died, either from suicide (which he had attempted at least twice before) or from "congestion of the brain", in Eustis, Lake County, Fla., January 16, 1904 (age 49 years, 289 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and Apolline Agatha (Alexander) Blair (1828-1908); nephew of Montgomery Blair; grandson of Francis Preston Blair; great-grandson of James Blair; first cousin of Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; first cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee; first cousin twice removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin once removed of William Julian Albert and Joseph Wingate Folk; third cousin twice removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard and Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin thrice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin of Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954).
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blair, James R. — Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 8th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Blair, James Thomas (1871-1944) — also known as James T. Blair — of Maysville, DeKalb County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Loudon, Loudon County, Tenn., November 11, 1871. Democrat. College professor; president, Obion College, 1895-96; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from DeKalb County, 1899-1902; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1915-24; defeated, 1924; chief justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1921-22. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., April 12, 1944 (age 72 years, 153 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Samuel Tate Blair (1838-1917; Confederate cavalryman) and Louisa Matlock (Osborne) Blair (1847-1921); married, June 19, 1901, to Grace Emma Ray (1882-1977); father of James Thomas Blair, Jr. (1902-1962).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blair, James Thomas, Jr. (1902-1962) — also known as James T. Blair, Jr. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Maysville, DeKalb County, Mo., March 15, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cole County, 1929-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1936, 1960; chair of Cole County Democratic Party, 1939; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Jefferson City, Mo., 1947-48; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1949-57; Governor of Missouri, 1957-61. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Military Order of the World Wars; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Nu Phi; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Kiwanis; Eagles. Died, along with his wife, of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, when exhaust fumes from a car left running in an attached garage entered their home through the air conditioning system, in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., July 12, 1962 (age 60 years, 119 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Thomas Blair (1871-1944) and Grace Emma (Ray) Blair; married 1926 to Emilie Garnett Chorn (1903-1962).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Blair, Jim — of Springdale, Washington County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Blair, John, Jr. (1731-1800) — of York County, Va. Born in Williamsburg, Va., October, 1731. Lawyer; member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1766-71; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Virginia Governor's Council, 1776-78; state court judge in Virginia, 1777-78; Judge, Virginia Court of Appeals, 1779-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from York County, 1788; justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1789; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1789-95; resigned 1795. Presbyterian or Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Williamsburg, Va., August 31, 1800 (age 68 years, 0 days). Interment at Bruton Parish Church Cemetery, Williamsburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Blair and Mary (Monro) Blair; married to Jean Balfour.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blair, John, Jr. (1758-1818) — Born in Pennsylvania, 1758. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1788-89; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1788-89; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1796-97. Died in Washington County, Tenn., July 13, 1818 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of John Blair (1790-1863).
  Blair, John (born c.1786) — of Pennsylvania. Born about 1786. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Blair County, Pa. is named for him.
  Blair, John (1790-1863) — of Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn. Born near Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn., August 13, 1790. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state senate, 1819-23; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1823-35 (at-large 1823-25, 1st District 1825-29, 8th District 1829-31, 1st District 1831-35); member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1849-51. Member, Freemasons. Died in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn., July 9, 1863 (age 72 years, 330 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Jonesborough, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Blair, Jr. (1758-1818).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blair, John — of Warren County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, John — of Marshall, Saline County, Mo. Mayor of Marshall, Mo., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, John — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state senate 3rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Blair, John A. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, John G. — Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, John G. — of Choteau, Teton County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, John H. — of Brown County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Brown County, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
John I. Blair Blair, John Insley (1802-1899) — also known as John I. Blair — of Blairstown, Warren County, N.J. Born in Warren County, N.J., August 22, 1802. Republican. Merchant; postmaster; manufacturer; railroad builder; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1860, 1868; candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1868. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Died in Blairstown, Warren County, N.J., December 2, 1899 (age 97 years, 102 days). Interment at Gravel Hill Cemetery, Blairstown, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Blair and Rachel (Insley) Blair; married, September 20, 1826, to Nancy Ann Locke (1804-1888); father of Emma Elizabeth Blair (1827-1869; married the publisher Charles Scribner).
  The township of Blairstown, New Jersey, is named for him.  — The city of Blair, Nebraska, is named for him.  — The city of Blairstown, Iowa, is named for him.  — Blair Hall, at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: King's Notable New Yorkers of 1896-1899
  Blair, John J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1867, 1870-72. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, John L. — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Blair, John L. — of Blairstown, Warren County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Joseph — Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery and Hamilton counties, 1836-37. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Joseph C. — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Joseph W. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Kenneth C., Jr. — of Ohio. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Blair, Ledyard See Clinton Ledyard Blair
  Blair, Marian D. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Blair, Mark E. — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Candidate in primary for mayor of Salem, Mass., 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  Blair, Merrick F. — of Shiawassee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Shiawassee County, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Montgomery — of Pike County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Pike County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Montgomery (1813-1883) — of Missouri; Maryland. Born in Franklin County, Ky., May 10, 1813. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Missouri, 1840-44; common pleas court judge in Missouri, 1843-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1844, 1852; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1860; U.S. Postmaster General, 1861-64; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1878; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1882. Episcopalian. Died in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., July 27, 1883 (age 70 years, 78 days). Entombed at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair and Eliza Violet (Gist) Blair (1794-1877); brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; married 1836 to Caroline Buckner (died 1844); married 1846 to Mary Elizabeth Woodbury (1821-1887; daughter of Levi Woodbury; sister of Charles Levi Woodbury); father of Gist Blair; uncle of James Lawrence Blair and Francis Preston Blair Lee; grandson of James Blair; granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of John Eager Howard and Joseph Wingate Folk; second cousin thrice removed of Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin of William Julian Albert; third cousin once removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard, Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); third cousin twice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas.
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blair, Mott P. IV — of Wallace, Duplin County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Blair, Nelda Luce — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 15th District, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Blair, Oliver L. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 28th District, 1997. Still living as of 1997.
  Blair, P. M. — of Illinois. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Ralph Webber — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Democrat. Postmaster at Fort Smith, Ark., 1965-80 (acting, 1965). Still living as of 1980.
  Blair, Robert — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1785-89, 1792. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Robert E., Sr. — of Greenup, Greenup County, Ky. American candidate for Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Blair, Robert S. — Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Robert W. — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Robert W. — of Park Forest, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Blair, Robert William — also known as Robert W. Blair — of Wythe County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Wythe County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Rudolph — of Jefferson County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Jefferson County, 1802. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Sam C. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 14th Circuit; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Samuel B. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Mayor of Dover, N.H., 1938-41. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Samuel Steel (1821-1890) — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pa., December 5, 1821. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1859-63. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., December 8, 1890 (age 69 years, 3 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Blair, Seth M. (1819-1875) — of Utah. Born March 14, 1819. U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1850-54. Died March 17, 1875 (age 56 years, 3 days). Interment at Logan City Cemetery, Logan, Utah.
  Blair, Shirley — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Blair, Stanley See Charles Stanley Blair
  Blair, Stanley L. — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Blair, Susan (born c.1958) — of Canton, Van Zandt County, Tex. Born about 1958. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Blair, T. A. — of Oaksville, Bee County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 85th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, T. L. — of Oil City, Venango County, Pa. Mayor of Oil City, Pa., 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, T. V. — of Cutler, Perry County, Ill. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Tammy — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state senate 3rd District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Blair, Thomas — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Whig. Postmaster at Dayton, Ohio, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, W. A. — of Tupelo, Lee County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, W. Edwin — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, W. G. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Walter — of Plymouth, Grafton County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1835-37. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Walter H. — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Mayor of Wilmington, N.C., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, Willard F. — of Caldwell County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Caldwell County, 1901-02, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, William — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1864-65, 1872-73, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, William A. (b. 1882) — of Elwood, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1882. Republican. Mechanical engineer; farmer; Atlantic County Freeholder, 1916-17; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1918-23. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, William C. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blair, William C. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Jefferson City, Mo., 1961-72 (acting, 1961-62). Still living as of 1972.
  Blair, William D. — also known as Doc Blair — of Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 97th District, 1976-77, 1980-81; defeated in primary, 1973; candidate in primary for secretary of state of Kentucky, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Blair, William McCormick, Jr. (1916-2015) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 24, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; administrative and executive assistant to Adlai E. Stevenson, 1950-55; U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, 1961-64; Philippines, 1964-67. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Delta Phi. Died in New York, August 28, 2015 (age 98 years, 308 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William McCormick Blair (1884-1982) and Helen Hadduck (Bowen) Blair (1890-1972); married, September 9, 1961, to Catherine 'Deeda' Gerlach; grandnephew of Robert Sanderson McCormick; great-grandnephew of Cyrus Hall McCormick; first cousin once removed of Joseph Medill McCormick and Robert Rutherford McCormick (1880-1955).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Blair, William N. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1868; member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.


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