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Blair, Frank P., Jr. (Francis Preston), 1821-1875

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Personal name headingBlair, Frank P., Jr. (Francis Preston), 1821-1875
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Variant(s)Blair, Frank P. (Frank Preston), 1821-1875
Blair, F. P., Jr. (Francis Preston), 1821-1875
Blair, Francis Preston, Jr., 1821-1875
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedWashington (D.C.) Princeton (N.J.) Lexington (Ky.) Saint Louis (Mo.)
Birth date1821-02-19
Death date1875-07-08
Place of birthLexington (Ky.)
AffiliationPrinceton University
Transylvania University
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Profession or occupationLawyers Legislators
Found inMissouri contested election, 1860: t.p. (Frank P. Blair, Jr.)
MoSU-L/NLT files (hdg.: Blair, Francis Preston, 1821-1875; usage: F.P. Blair, Jr.)
Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress WWW site, Dec. 16, 2013 (Blair, Francis Preston, Jr.; b. February 19, 1821, Lexington, Ky., d. July 8, 1875, St. Louis, Mo.; Representative and a Senator from Missouri; colonel in the Union Army)
Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: page 85 (Francis Preston Blair, Jr. was born February 19, 1821 in Lexington, Kentucky. Moved to Washington, D. C. in 1830. Graduated from Princeton University in 1841, then with his law degree from Transylvania University in 1843. Moved to St. Louis where he practiced law. Served in the Missouri legislature from 1852 to 1856. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives 1857-1859, 1861-1862 and 1863-1864. Then appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill an unfinished term serving from January 20, 1871 to March 3, 1873.)