Francis Preston Blair, Jr.

U.S. Congressperson

1821 – 1875

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Who was Francis Preston Blair, Jr.?

Francis Preston Blair, Jr. was an American politician and Union Army general during the American Civil War. He represented Missouri in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and he was the Democratic Party's nominee for Vice President in 1868.

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Born
Feb 19, 1821
Lexington
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Transylvania University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Princeton University
    ( - 1841)
Died
Jul 9, 1875
St. Louis

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on July 23, 2013

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