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 James Gorrall Blair

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James Gorrall Blair

  • Birth 1 Jan 1825 Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 1 Mar 1904 Monticello, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Canton, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 7322583

U.S. Congressman. Self-educated, he moved to Monticello, Missouri, in 1840 and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was Lewis County Circuit Clerk, (1848-54), studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law. He was a delegate to the Republican Missouri State convention in 1870 and elected as a Liberal Republican to the Forty-second Congress, serving (1871-73). Not a candidate for reelection, he practiced law and attended to his farm until his death at age 79.

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  • Added: 2 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7322583
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Gorrall Blair (1 Jan 1825–1 Mar 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7322583, citing Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton, Lewis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .