Montgomery Blair

Politician

1813 – 1883

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Who was Montgomery Blair?

Montgomery Blair, the son of Francis Preston Blair, elder brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and cousin of B. Gratz Brown, was a politician and lawyer from Maryland. Despite belonging to a prominent slaveholding family, Blair was an abolitionist and a loyal member of the Cabinet of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

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Born
May 10, 1813
Franklin County
Also known as
  • Judge Montgomery Blair
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Military Academy
Died
Jul 27, 1883
Silver Spring
Resting place
Rock Creek Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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