Blair, Francis Preston, Sr.

Francis Preston Blair, Sr., in old age, detail
Life span
04/12/1791—10/18/1876

Life Summary

Full name
  Francis Preston Blair Sr.
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Slave State
No. of Spouses
  1
Family
 
James Blair (father), Elizabeth Smith (mother), Eliza Violet Gist (wife, 1812), Montgomery Blair (son), Francis Preston Blair, Jr.(son), Elizabeth Blair Lee (daughter)
Education
  Transylvania
Occupation
  Politician
  Journalist
Relation to Slavery
  Slaveholder
Political Parties
  Democratic
  Whig
  Free Soil
  Republican

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