Blair, Montgomery

Montgomery Blair, image by Brady, detail
Life span
05/10/1813—07/27/1883

Life Summary

Full name
  Montgomery Blair
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
No. of Spouses
  2
No. of Children
  8
Family
 
Francis Preston Blair (father), Eliza Violet Gist Blair (mother), Francis Preston Blair, Jr. (brother), Elizabeth Blair Lee (sister), Caroline Buckner (first wife, 1836), Mary Elizabeth Woodbury (second wife, 1847)
Education
  West Point (US Military Academy)
  Transylvania
Occupation
  Politician
  Attorney or Judge
  Journalist
Political Parties
  Democratic
  Free Soil
  Republican
Government
  Van Buren Administration (1837-41)
  Pierce Administration (1853-57)
  Lincoln Administration (1861-65)
  State judge
  Local government
Military
  US military (Pre-Civil War)

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