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Jacob Beeson Blair
Birth: Apr. 11, 1821
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1901
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1844, was a lawyer in private practice and was prosecuting attorney Ritchie County, West Virginia. In 1861, he was elected as a Unionist from Virginia to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative John S. Carlile, elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving until 1865. After his term, he was United States Minister to Costa Rica, (1868-73) and associate justice of the supreme court of Wyoming, (1876-88). Moving to Utah, he was probate judge for Salt Lake County, (1892-95) and Surveyor General of Utah, (1897-1901). He died in Salt Lake City, Utah, at age 79. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Harriet Wilson Blair Moss (1851 - 1935)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
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