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Blackburn Barrett Dovener
Birth: Apr. 20, 1842
Wheeling
Ohio County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 9, 1914
Glen Echo
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

U.S. Congressman. He taught school (1858-61) and during the Civil War, served as a Captain in command of Company A, 15th Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. After the war, he was a steamboat captain on the Ohio River in 1867, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced to practice law in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was a member of the West Virginia State House of Delegates, (1883-84). In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1907. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and lived in retirement until his death at age 72. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert George Dovener (1816 - 1886)
 
 Sibling:
  Blackburn Barrett Dovener (1842 - 1914)
  Mary E Dovener Campbell (1846 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 3503
 
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Record added: Feb 15, 2003
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Thank you sir for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 20, 2016
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Mar. 8, 2014

- Doug Lind
 Added: Oct. 29, 2013
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