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Blount

BLOUNT (Soundex B453) — See also BALLOUN, BLENDT, BLOUGH, BLOUIN, BLOUSTEIN, BLUNT, LOUNSBERRY, LOUNSBERY, LOUNSBURY, LOUNT, LOUNZIE.

  BLOUNT: See also Emile B. Beatty — Searcy Bracewell — William Augustus Blount Branch — William Blount Carter — Oscar Littleton Chapman — Blount Coleman — Cecil Blount deMille — Alvin Mansfield Owsley — William Blount Rodman — William Blount Rodman II — William Blount Rodman III — Wiley Blount Rutledge, Jr. — Lindsay Carter Warren
  Blount, B. D. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 3rd District, 1998; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 2000; candidate for Texas state senate 1st District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Blount, Bill — Democrat. Alabama Democratic state chair, 1992-96. Still living as of 1996.
  Blount, Brenda W. — of North Carolina. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Blount, Bruce B. — of Pompano Beach, Broward County, Fla. Mayor of Pompano Beach, Fla., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Blount, Clarence — of Newton, Newton County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, Clarence W. — of Baltimore County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate; elected 1970; elected unopposed 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988, 1996, 2000; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Blount, David — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 29th District, 1989; candidate for mayor of Newark, N.J., 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Blount, Eugene H. — of Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, Ferrell — of Bethel, Pitt County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Blount, Frederick M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1896; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, George W. — of North Carolina. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, H. W. — of Waynesboro, Burke County, Ga. Member of Georgia state board of education 1st District, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, J. A. — of Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, J. H. — of Forrest City, St. Francis County, Ark. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1900; Negro Independent candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1920. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, J. H. — of Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, James A. — of Grenada, Grenada County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, James H. — Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Bevil, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, James Henderson (1837-1903) — also known as James H. Blount — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Born near Clinton, Jones County, Ga., September 12, 1837. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Georgia 6th District, 1873-93; U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1893. Died in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., March 8, 1903 (age 65 years, 177 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Ga.
  Relatives: Father of James Henderson Blount, Jr. (1869-1918).
  Political family: Blount-Comer family of Georgia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Blount, James Henderson, Jr. (1869-1918) — also known as James H. Blount, Jr. — Born in Clinton, Jones County, Ga., March 3, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. District Judge (Court of First Instance) in Philippine Islands, 1901-05. Member, Freemasons. Died October 7, 1918 (age 49 years, 218 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Henderson Blount and Eugenia (Wiley) Blount; married to Sallie B. Comer (daughter of Braxton Bragg Comer; later married to Frank Holland Lathrop (1851-?)).
  Political family: Blount-Comer family of Georgia.
  Blount, Jefferson Davis (1861-1934) — also known as Jefferson D. Blount — of Camden County, Mo. Born in Camden County, Mo., July 5, 1861. Democrat. Farmer; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Camden County, 1926. Died in Zebra, Camden County, Mo., March 11, 1934 (age 72 years, 249 days). Interment at Conway Cemetery, Osage Beach, Mo.
  Presumably named for: Jefferson Davis
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Aaron Blount (1821-1881) and Cordelia Anne (Green) Blount (1824-1924); married to Sarah Jane Stubblefield (1864-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blount, John — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, Mrs. John C. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, Lynda J. (born c.1952) — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C.; Bethel, Pitt County, N.C. Born about 1952. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Blount, Marvin Key, Jr. — of Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Blount, Nancy — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Blount, Orrin C. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Lockport, N.Y., 1930-33. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, Patricia — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 3rd District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Blount, Peppy — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 7th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Blount, Red See Winton Malcolm Blount
  Blount, Richard E. — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 91st District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Blount, Stephen William (1808-1890) — also known as Stephen W. Blount — of Burke County, Ga.; San Augustine, San Augustine County, Tex. Born in Burke County, Ga., February 13, 1808. Democrat. Burke County Sheriff; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of San Augustine, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; postmaster; San Augustine County Clerk. Member, United Confederate Veterans. Died in San Augustine, San Augustine County, Tex., February 7, 1890 (age 81 years, 359 days). Interment at San Augustine City Cemetery, San Augustine, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Blount and Elizabeth Blount; married 1838 to Mary Lacy.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blount, Thomas (1759-1812) — of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C. Born in Craven County (part now in Pitt County), N.C., May 10, 1759. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1789, 1792; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1793-99, 1805-09, 1811-12 (at-large 1793-97, 9th District 1797-99, at-large 1805-07, 3rd District 1807-09, 1811-12); died in office 1812; member of North Carolina state senate from Edgecombe County, 1799. Died in Washington, D.C., February 7, 1812 (age 52 years, 273 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Blount and Barbara (Gray) Blount; brother of William Blount; married to Jacky Sullivan Sumner; uncle of William Grainger Blount (1784-1827).
  Political family: Blount family of North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blount, Thomas M. — of Escambia County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Escambia County, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Blount, W. E., Jr. — of Bartow, Polk County, Fla. Mayor of Bartow, Fla., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Blount, William (1749-1800) — Born in Windsor, Bertie County, N.C., April 6, 1749. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1781, 1783; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1782-83, 1786-87; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; member of North Carolina state senate, 1788; Governor of Southwest Territory, 1790-96; delegate to Tennessee state constitutional convention, 1796; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1796-97; member of Tennessee state senate, 1798-1800; died in office 1800; Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1798-99. Presbyterian. Became involved in a conspiracy to turn Florida over to British control; when this plot was uncovered in 1797, was expelled from the U.S. Senate; afterwards, on July 7, 1797, he was impeached, but the Senate dropped the matter for lack of jurisdiction. Died in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., March 21, 1800 (age 50 years, 349 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Blount and Barbara (Gray) Blount; half-brother of William Blount; brother of Thomas Blount (1759-1812); married, February 12, 1778, to Mary Grainger; father of William Grainger Blount.
  Political family: Blount family of North Carolina.
  Blount County, Tenn. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Blount, William (1768-1835) — also known as Willie Blount — of Tennessee. Born in Bertie County, N.C., April 18, 1768. Superior court judge in Tennessee, 1796; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1807-09; Governor of Tennessee, 1809-15; defeated, 1827; delegate to Tennessee state constitutional convention, 1834. Died near Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., September 10, 1835 (age 67 years, 145 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Montgomery County, Tenn.; reinterment at Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Blount and Hannah (Baker) Blount; half-brother of William Blount (1749-1800); married 1809 to Lucinda Baker; second great-grandfather of Harry Hill McAlister.
  Political family: Blount family of North Carolina.
  Blount County, Ala. is named for him.
  Blount, William Alexander (1851-1921) — also known as William A. Blount — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Clarke County, Ala., October 25, 1851. Lawyer; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention, 1885; member of Florida state senate, 1903-05. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died June 15, 1921 (age 69 years, 233 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  Blount, William Grainger (1784-1827) — of Tennessee. Born near New Bern, Craven County, N.C., 1784. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1811; secretary of state of Tennessee, 1811-15; U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1815-19. Died May 21, 1827 (age about 42 years). Interment at City Cemetery, Paris, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of William Blount (1749-1800); nephew of Thomas Blount.
  Political family: Blount family of North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Blount, Willie See William Blount
  Blount, Winton Malcolm (1921-2002) — also known as Winton M. Blount; Red Blount — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Union Springs, Bullock County, Ala., February 1, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Postmaster General, 1969-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1972 (delegation chair); candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1972. Presbyterian. Died in Highlands, Macon County, N.C., October 24, 2002 (age 81 years, 265 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article


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