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William Thomas Bland
Birth: Jan. 21, 1861
Lewis County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1928
Orange County
Florida, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the University of West Virginia, in 1883, from it’s law department in 1884, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Atchison, Kansas, in 1887. He was prosecuting attorney of Atchison County, (1890-92), Mayor of Atchison, in 1894 and judge of the second Kansas district, (1896, 1900-01). Relocating to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1904, he was a banker, president of the Kansas City Board of Education and chairman of the Kansas City River and Harbor Improvement Commission, (1909-18). In 1919, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress, serving until 1921. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he moved to Florida, where he was as a member of the Orlando Utilities Commission and engaged in banking until his death at age 66. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  William John Bland (1816 - 1897)
  Columbia Madison Jackson Bland (1822 - 1901)
  Bertha H McPike Bland (1868 - 1944)
  James Jackson Duncan (1845 - 1928)**
  Meigs Bland (1859 - 1934)*
  William Thomas Bland (1861 - 1928)
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Greenwood Cemetery
Orange County
Florida, USA
Plot: M97
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Record added: Nov 08, 2002
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