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Henry Taylor Blow
Birth: Jul. 15, 1817
Southampton County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1875
Saratoga
Saratoga County
New York, USA

US Congressman. In 1830, he moved to St. Louis, Missouri, studed at the St. Louis University, plus engaged in the paint and oil business. He was a member of the State Senate (1854-58) and President Abraham Lincoln appointed him Minister Resident to Venezuela, (1861-62). In 1863, he was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress, serving until 1867. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his former business pursuits and was appointed by President U.S. Grant Ambassator to Brazil, serving (1869-71). In 1874, he was elected a member of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia and served until his death at age 58. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Blow (1777 - 1832)
  Elizabeth Taylor Blow (1785 - 1831)
 
 Spouse:
  Minerva Grimsley Blow (1821 - 1870)*
 
 Children:
  Susan Elizabeth Blow (1843 - 1916)*
  Peter Blow (1850 - 1898)*
  John Grimsley Blow (1856 - 1880)*
 
 Sibling:
  Martha Ella Taylor Blow Drake (1812 - 1841)*
  Henry Taylor Blow (1817 - 1875)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 78/87 Lot 2465
 
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Record added: May 19, 2000
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